New Delhi. New Zealand, playing the second test match against England, has sent an alarming call to India. He announced his playing XI for the second Test on Thursday, in which 6 new players are named. Of these, only two players (Tom Blundell and Will Young) have entered the team under forced change. New Zealand captain Tom Latham has given the remaining four players a chance at will. With this change, New Zealand not only surprised England, but also tried to show the power of their bench strength to India.
The Indian team is in England to play the final of the World Test Championship (WTC Final). This match is to be played from June 18. Team India is to compete with New Zealand (India vs New Zealand) in the final. Obviously the eyes of the Indian team and fans are on the New Zealand vs England series.
The second Test between New Zealand and England began in Birmingham on Thursday. In this match, New Zealand have given chances to Tom Blundell, Trent Boult, Will Young, Daryl Mitchell, Matt Henry, and Ajaz Patel. All of them did not play the first test match. Tom Blundell has been included in place of BJ Watling, who is suffering from back pain. Will Young has been named in place of the injured Kane Williamson.
Fast bowler Trent Boult himself is making a comeback after injury. All-rounder Daryl Mitchell has been included in Kyle Jamieson. Ejaz Patel is the only spinner of the team. Tim Southee, who took 7 wickets in the first Test, has been rested. He has been replaced by Matt Henry.New Zealand’s Playing XI: Tom Latham (Captain), Devon Conway, Will Young, Ross Taylor, Henry Nicholls, Tom Blundell, Daryl Mitchell, Neil Wagner, Matt Henry, Trent Boult, Ajaz Patel.
England’s Playing XI: Joe Root (c), Rory Burns, Dom Sibley, Jack Crowley, Ollie Pope, Dan Lawrence, James Bracey (wk), Mark Wood, Ollie Stone, Stuart Broad, James Anderson.