New Zealand v West Indies 2020 – Test Squads
Colin de Grandhomme has been ruled out of this series after picking up a foot injury.
Spinner Ajaz Patel is another who won’t make the first match due to a calf injury but could be available for the second.
All-rounder Daryl Mitchell has been called up to Replace de Grandhomme’s, while Mitchell Santner will cover for Patel.
Trent Boult and Kane Williamson should both feature after being rested for the T20I series. Uncapped Central Districts batsman Will Young has been handed a debut call.
The West Indies won’t have Shai Hope for these Test matches after he was dropped from the squad.
Andre Russell, Lendl Simmons and Evin Lewis have all decided against participating in the tour due to health concerns amid the Covid-19 pandemic.
Shimron Hetmyer and Darren Bravo have both earned recalls, while Rahkeem Cornwall retains his place despite an underwhelming showing in England.
New Zealand v West Indies – Squads
|Kane Williamson (captain)
||Jason Holder (captain)
West Indies Test Reserves: Nkrumah Bonner, Joshua DaSilva, Preston McSween, Shayne Moseley, Raymon Reifer, Jayden Seales.