IND vs NZ: Rachin Ravndra turns into Black Caps’ youngest debutant in Tests© AFP
Wellington Firebirds all-rounder Rachin Ravindra has transform the youngest New Zealand Test debutant since Ish Sodhi (Bangladesh, 2013), as New Zealand have been requested to bowl within the first Test in opposition to India in Kanpur. The 22-year-old will put on Test cap quantity 282 and bat at seven in a spin robust bowling line-up that includes Ajaz Patel, Will Somerville and pacemen Tim Southee and Kyle Jamieson. Ravindra used to be offered his Test cap via Firebirds teammate Tom Blundell who has taken over the Test wicket-keeping gloves after BJ Watling’s retirement.
Will Young will open the batting within the absence of the injured Devon Conway. The fit is the primary for the BLACKCAPS within the new ICC World Test Championship cycle.
In the primary Test, Ajinkya Rahane will likely be main India in common skipper Virat Kohli’s absence and with Rahul now lacking, it’ll be all about Rahane and Cheteshwar Pujara emerging to the problem within the middle-order.
India Playing XI: Shubman Gill, Mayank Agarwal, Cheteshwar Pujara, Ajinkya Rahane(c), Shreyas Iyer, Wriddhiman Saha(w), Ravindra Jadeja, Axar Patel, Ravichandran Ashwin, Ishant Sharma, Umesh Yadav
New Zealand Playing XI: Kane Williamson (capt), Tom Blundell, Kyle Jamieson, Tom Latham, Henry Nicholls, Ajaz Patel, Rachin Ravindra, Will Somerville, Tim Southee, Ross Taylor, Will Young
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