India to play 2 Tests, 5 ODIs in NZ

Updated: 03 September 2008 08:14 IST

The Indian cricket team would play two Tests and five One-Day Internationals on their first tour of New Zealand in six years starting in March.

India to play 2 Tests, 5 ODIs in NZ
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Mumbai:

The Indian cricket team would play two Tests and five One-Day Internationals on their first tour of New Zealand in six years starting in March.

The tour would last from March 6 to April 7, 2009.

It would commence with a one-off Twenty20 International at Wellington's Westpac Stadium on March 6, a media release from New Zealand Tourism issued on behalf of New Zealand Cricket said.

The one-day series would precede the short Test rubber, it added.

India last toured the Kiwi country in 2002-03.

The full schedule:

Mar 6: T20 International at Westpac Stadium, Wellington

Mar 8: 1st ODI at McLean Park, Napier (Day/night)

Mar 11: 2nd ODI at Seddon Park, Haminton (Day/night)

Mar 14: 3rd ODI at Eden Park, Auckland (Day/night)

Mar 17: 4th ODI at Westpac Stadium, Wellington (Day/night)

Mar 20: 5th and final ODI AMI Stadium, Christchurch (Day/night).

Mar 22-24: v New Zealand XI at Bert Sutcliffe Oval, Lincoln University

Mar 26-30: 1st Test, Seddon Park, Hamilton

Apr 3-7: 2nd Test, Basin Reserve, Wellington.

Topics : Cricket India
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