Christchurch: Ajaz Patel, who took 10 wickets in the Mumbai Test against India, has been dropped from the New Zealand squad.
Despite being the third player in the world to take 10 wickets in a single innings in Tests after Jim Lager and Kumble, Ajaz Patel has not been able to retain his place in the New Zealand squad for the Test series against Bangladesh. It is unknown at this time what he will do after leaving the post.
With 13 players for the series with 2 Test matches against Bangladesh New Zealand team Announced. It includes fast bowlers Trent Bolt, Tim Southee, Gail Jamison, Neil Wagner, Matt Henry and all-rounder Darrell Mitchell, with only Rachin Ravindra added to the spin bowling.
The first Test will be played at Mount Mawangani at Bay Oval and the second at Christchurch. Since both pitches are favorable for fast bowling, Ajaspatel Has been deleted.
With Williamson absent due to injury, Tom Latham has been named captain for the series. He said, “Rachin, Darrell being there will create an all-rounder balance in the team and we have developed a great alliance to suit our environment. While Williamson’s absence is painful, he needs adequate rest and composure. “
New Zealand coach Gary Stead said: “We have a policy of selecting players according to the environment and the place. Ajaz Patel has been sacked on that basis. I also know that Ajaz Patel created the greatest record in India. But the players have been selected according to the New Zealand environment, ”he said.
Newsy. Team Profile: Tom Latham (captain), Tom Blendell, Trent Bolt, Daven Conway, Matt Henry, Gail Jamison, Darrell Mitchell, Henry Nicholas, Rachin Ravindra, Tim Southee, Ross Taylor, Neil Wagner and Will Young.