BJ Watling, a veteran of 73 Tests for New Zealand, will retire after the team's tour of England, which includes the World Test Championship final against India.
Former Pakistan leg-spinner Danish Kaneria feels that India should have picked a wrist spinner in their World Test Championship Final Squad to face New Zealand in Southampton, England.
New Zealand Test players who were a part of IPL 2021 are likely to leave the Maldives for UK this weekend, head coach Gary Stead said.
Among those currently serving quarantine periods are Jos Buttler, Chris Woakes and Sam Curran, all of whom have Test contracts with England.
Managing director of England men's cricket team, Ashley Giles hinted at introducing some new faces to the England squad for the two-Test series versus New Zealand.
Jimmy Neesham, who was part of the Mumbai Indians' squad in IPL 2021, said that he had serious doubts whether India would be able to host the 16-team T20 World Cup later this year after the postponement of IPL due to a surge in the Covid cases.
India pacer Mohammed Shami sounded hugely impressed by the fact that despite being the captain and leader of the side, Virat Kohli showcased no airs about himself.
New Zealand pacer Trent Boult on Sunday said that India has given him so much both as a cricketer and a person, and it is sad to see India suffering so much due to the second COVID-19 wave.
IPL 2021: A second group of New Zealand cricketers have arrived home which included Brendon McCullum. The first included the likes of Trent Boult and Adam Milne.
New Zealand batsman Tim Seifert, who was with Kolkata Knight Riders, tested positive for COVID-19 and he will not travel back to his country with the other players.