It is yet to be confirmed whether there will be a direct clash between the knockout stage of the IPL and the two-match Test series.
IPL 2021 Auction: SunRisers Hyderabad will go into the player auction with a purse of 10.75 crore and they might look to add more depth to their settled squad.
New Zealand retained injured Martin Guptill in their squad named Sunday for the upcoming Twenty20 series against Australia but have placed this season's breakout star, the uncapped Finn Allen, on standby.
ICC Test Rankings: Joe Root has reached 883 rating points, his highest since September 2017 in the Men's Test Player Rankings, finishing ahead of Virat Kohli (852).
India vs England: Joe Root said he keeps a track of what Virat Kohli, Steve Smith and Kane Williamson are doing in order to learn and improve.
New Zealand captain Kane Williamson will be joining the Birmingham Phoenix, where he will play alongside England all-rounders Moeen Ali and Chris Woakes.
New Zealand became the first team to qualify for the World Test Championship final after Australia pulled out of their tour of South Africa.
ICC Test Rankings: Cheteshwar Pujara has leapfrogged Babar Azam to jump to the sixth spot in the latest ICC Test batting rankings released, with Ajinkya Rahane moving up a place.
ICC Test Rankings: Kane Williamson's 919 rating points are the best-ever by any New Zealand player as he remains the top-ranked Test batsman in the world.
With an innings and 176-run victory over Pakistan in the second Test, New Zealand toppled Australia to become the number one side in Test rankings.