New Zealand ICC world cup 2019 squad and key players
New Zealand is the runners up of the ICC cricket world cup 2015 and hot favorites for the 2019 world cup also. They are a well-established cricketing nation with a huge talent for the game. New Zealand cricket board has announced their 15-member squad for the world cup and the combination of all fields i.e. batting, bowling and fielding look lethal and deadly for the opponents. Trent Boult, Lockie Ferguson, Matt Henry, Tim Southee, Ish Sodhi are included for the specialist bowlers. Kane Williamson (c), Ross Taylor, Martin Guptill, Tom Blundell(wk) and Tom Latham are the batsmen in this great Newzealand side. Among the allrounders include Jimmy Neesham, Colin de grandhomme, Colin Munro, Mitchell Santner, and Henry Nicholls.
This squad is fully capable of winning the ICC cricket world cup 2019.
They possess a balanced team with world class pace bowlers, consistent batsmen and complete allrounders. A number of cricket experts declare New Zealand as favourites for this event of cricket. Among the key players include Trent Boult, Kane Williamson Ross Taylor and Jimmy Neesham. Trent boult is expected to be the most lethal bowler and could be the leading wicket taker in the tournament. Trent Boult is currently ranked 2nd best bowler in ICC ODI ranking. Martin Guptill’s hard hitting and Kane Williamson’s consistency are also nightmares for the opponents, and they could play a role in their teams win. Colin Manro and Martin Guptill also make a good opening pair.
Also, their allrounders have performed well in the previous games. Jimmy Neesham is a batting allrounder good with his hitting ability at the end of the Innings. Mitchell Santner could also help Kiwi’s in the world cup. He is a great spinner and could be really difficult to play in English conditions. Overall, they are a well-balanced side with good chances of winning.