Players take to twitter to announce India-NZ series schedule

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Players take to twitter to announce India-NZ series schedule

Posted on : Tuesday 28th of June 2016

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Indore is set to host its first-ever Test during the three-match series against New Zealand in September-October as India’s top cricketers on Tuesday announced the full schedule of the tour that will kick start the team’s home season.

Skipper Virat Kohli announced on twitter that the first Test will be played at the Green Park stadium in Kanpur between September 22 and 26.

Batsman Ajinkya Rahane revealed that the second Test will be held at the Holkar Stadium in Indore between September 30 and October 4, while the iconic Eden Gardens has been given the third and final Test from October 8 to 12, according to seamer Mohammad Shami.

“The land of great Syed Mushtaq Ali will host its 1st ever Test Match. Indore is waiting 4 the moment. #IndvNZ 2nd Test Match starts Sept 30,” Rahane wrote on his twitter handle.

Kohli said, “TeamIndia will begin the home season at one of the oldest venues in the country — KANPUR vs. @BLACKCAPS #IndvNZ 1st Test starts Sept 22.”

Dharamsala will host the first of the five ODIs on October 16, while Delhi (October 19), Mohali (October 23), Ranchi (October 26) and Visakhapatnam (October 29) will organise the other matches.

Through his twitter account, newly appointed head coach Anil Kumble urged fans to turn up for the final One-day International in the port city of Visakhapatnam.

“Vizag is all set to host the final ODI of the series against Kiwis #IndvNZ on Oct 29. Turn up at the stadium and support #TeamIndia @BCCI,” Kumble said.


First Test: Sept. 22-26, in Kanpur

Second Test: Sept. 30-Oct 4, in Indore

Third Test: Oct. 8-12, in Kolkata

First ODI: Oct. 16, in Dharamsala

Second ODI: Oct. 19, in Delhi

Third ODI: Oct. 23, in Mohali

Fourth ODI: Oct. 26, in Ranchi

Fifth ODI: Oct. 29, in Visakhapatnam

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