India Tour of New Zealand – India vs New Zealand Postponed: India’s tour this summer has been postponed until later next year. Accoridng to New Zealand Cricket, cram cricket schedule during the Covid-19 times is the reason to postponed the 3 match ODI Series. Virat Kohli and his men will now visit the country next year. They were scheduled to play three ODIs under the new 2023 ODI super league.
According to information available with InsideSport.co, the actual reason for the postponement is that BCCI was not able to spare a window for the team to tour NZ.
Meanwhile New Zealand is also due to tour India post IPL 2021 in UAE and that bilateral series will be played as agreed.
India vs New Zealand Series: India tour of New Zealand for 3 match ODI series postponed to 2022
India Tour of New Zealand – India vs New Zealand Postponed: Virat Kohli’s side are listed for three one-day internationals against the Black Caps, in New Zealand, on the International Cricket Council’s Future Tours Programme as part of the World Cup Super League for qualifying spots for the 2023 tournament.
An NZC spokesman confirmed India would not be touring this season as per the FTP, and would fulfil those obligations later in 2022, after the next scheduled men’s Twenty20 World Cup in Australia in November.
“We’ve got to be mindful of players coming back from a long winter and we’ve got to give them time at home as well,” NZC chief executive David White previously told Stuff.
India Tour of New Zealand – India vs New Zealand Postponed: It leaves Bangladesh, The Netherlands and South Africa as the Black Caps’ three inbound rivals this season, before seven visiting women’s sides arrive to take on the White Ferns in the 50-over World Cup from March 4 until April 3.
The Black Caps’ tour of India in November, featuring two tests and three T20 internationals, means they won’t return home until early December and complete their 14 days of managed isolation and quarantine (MIQ) just before Christmas.
Last season NZC hosted West Indies, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Australia (men and women) and England women who were all approved for MIQ spots.