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New Zealand players arrive in India for limited overs series

October 13, 2017 19:33 IST

IMAGE: New Zealand's players on their way to India. Photograph: Black Caps/Twitter

A batch of New Zealand cricketers arrived in Mumbai on Friday for their forthcoming limited overs tour of India, commencing on October 22.

Among the players, who arrived, senior batsman Ross Taylor tweeted the news of their arrival.

"Nice to be back in India. #jetlagged @ Trident Hotel," Taylor wrote on his official Twitter handle.

Nine squad members of the Kiwi team had left for India on Thursday while the remaining six members will be picked from the New Zealand 'A' side which is playing a limited overs series against the host at Visakhapatnam.

New Zealand, take on India in three ODI matches – Mumbai (October 22), Pune (October 25) and Kanpur (October 29), which will be followed by a three-match T20 series.

New Zealand will have their first practice session at the Cricket Club of India in Mumbai on Saturday.

Before the series starts, they will play two warm-up games against the Board President's XI, on October 17 and 19 at the CCI.

Schedule: New Zealand's tour of India 2017

Date Match Venue Time
Oct 22 First ODI Mumbai 1330 IST
Oct 25 Second ODI Pune 1330 IST
Oct 29 Third ODI Kanpur 1330 IST
Nov 1 One-off T20I Delhi 1900 IST
Nov 4 Second T20I
Rajkot 1900 IST
Nov 7 Third T20I
Thiruvananthapuram 1900 IST
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