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Hamish Bennett has played 16 ODIs and a solitary Test for New Zealand.)

Hamish Bennett

is in line to make his T 32 I debut next week, nearly three years since his last appearance for New Zealand. The The year -old medium-fast bowler was named on Wednesday (January () in a – man squad led by the returning Kane Williamson to take on India in a five-match series.

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******************************** I Squad:Kane Williamson (c), Hamish Bennett, Martin Guptill, Scott Kuggeleijn, Daryl Mitchell, Colin Munro, Mitchell Santner, Tim Seifert, Ish Sodhi, Tim Southee, Ross Taylor, Blair Tickner, Tom Bruce (matches 4-5) Colin de Grandhomme (matches 1-3)

Bennett’s recall was necessitated by the team’s ongoing injury crisis in the ranks. Besides Trent Boult and Lockie Ferguson, who have been sidelined with injuries sustained during the tour of Australia, New Zealand are missing Matt Henry (thumb), Doug Bracewell (knee), Will Young (shoulder), Adam Milne (ankle), Tom Latham (finger) and Seth Rance (Achilles tendon).

Hamish Bennett has played 16 ODIs and a solitary Test for New Zealand.

Bennett thus joins an attack featuring Tim Southee, Scott Kuggeleijn and Blair Tickner. Ish Sodhi and Mitchell Santner are the two spinners in this squad. Chief Selector Gavin Larsen said Bennett’s inclusion was just reward for his form in the ongoing SuperSmash T 32 league, where he has so far returned wickets from (games at 7.) *****************************************************.

“We’re delighted to have Hamish back in the fold for what will be a huge series against India, “Larsen said. “Over the past few seasons he’s consistently been one of the top domestic white-ball bowlers and we’ve been impressed how he’s been able to evolve his game.

“We all know he brings good pace and bounce but it’s the clever variations he’s added that make him such a well -rounded T 32 bowler. “

Hamish Bennett has played 16 ODIs and a solitary Test for New Zealand.

Meanwhile , Williamson returns to skipper the side after missing the T 20 I assignment against England with a hip injury. Tom Bruce – the A team captain – will be available for the final two games of the series, swapping with Colin de Grandhomme. James Neesham hasn’t. been included in the squad but will join up with the ‘A’ side to play the one-dayers against India A. Daryl Mitchell, however, keeps his place.

“We see both Daryl and Jimmy as important all-rounders in the T 32 format. With a traveling squad of just 14 and the need to balance the options for the series, Daryl gets this opportunity against India as a reward for his consistent form for the Black Caps, “Larsen said.

“The next few weeks will be really intense for our elite male cricketers and we’re fully aware of the challenges ahead. We’re clearly wanting to win the series in front of us while also considering our wider T World Cup campaign plan. ”

Hamish Bennett has played 16 ODIs and a solitary Test for New Zealand.New Zealand A squad: Tom Bruce (c), Todd Astle, Tom Blundell (wk), Mark Chapman , Jacob Duffy, Kyle Jamieson, Cole McConchie, Jimmy Neesham, Ollie Newton, Ajaz Patel, Glenn Phillips, Rachin Ravindra, George Worker.

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