IPL 2019: New Zealand players remain available for the full IPL season. ‘We want to give our players the experience of playing around the world as much as possible. He wants them to play in the IPL and get the best experience. ‘
New Zealand Cricket (NZC) has approved its players for the full time in the next edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL). NZC’s Professional General Manager James Weir announced this in a special conversation organized by IPL’s official broadcaster Star Sports on Monday.
Weir told a select group of reporters here, “One of the decisions that New Zealand Cricket has made is to allow its players to play till the end in the Indian Premier League.”
Explaining the decision of the New Zealand Board, the World Cup is to be played immediately after the IPL and Weir said, “We want to give our players the experience of playing around the world as much as possible. He wants them to get the best experience by playing in the IPL.
Australia and England players will not take part
NZC made this announcement at the time when it is being reported by Australia and England Cricket Board that due to the 2019 ICC World Cup starting in late May in England, the two countries will not be able to make their players Will not accept the play.
Weir said, “In our last session, our 11 players were playing (IPL) which is great for us and we are keen on continuing it.” In addition to New Zealand captain Ken Williamson, fast bowler Tim Southee, Adam Milne, Trent Bolt, and Mitchell McLenagh regularly play in this breathtaking T20 league.
NZC is preparing to host the Indian team for the series of five one-day internationals and three T-20 internationals at the beginning of next year.
The first one-day international match will be played in Napier on January 23. Weir said, “We are trying to ensure that the match time is favorable to the Indian audience as much as possible with Star (Sports).” Weir told that the T20 match will begin at 12.30 pm Indian time.