New Zealand 'A' cricket team in India in 2017

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New Zealand 'A' cricket team in India in 2017
  Flag of India.svg Flag of New Zealand.svg
  India 'A' New Zealand 'A'
Dates 23 September 2017–15 October 2017
Captains Karun Nair (Tests)
Shreyas Iyer (First 3 ODIs)
Rishabh Pant (Last 2 ODIs)
Henry Nicholls
FC series
Result India 'A' won the 2-match series 2–0
LA series
Result India 'A' won the 5-match series 3–0

The New Zealand A cricket team toured India in September and October 2017. On this tour they played two first-class matches and five limited-overs matches against the India A team.[1] New Zealand A was captained by Henry Nicholls. The two first-class matches were played at the ACA–KDCA Cricket Ground[2] and the limited overs matches at ACA–VDCA Cricket Stadium in Visakhapatnam.

Squads[edit]

Test cricket One Day Internationals (ODIs)
India India A[3][4] New Zealand New Zealand A[5] India India A[6] New Zealand New Zealand A[5][7]

Parthiv Patel replaced Rishabh Pant for the second Test due to Pant's injury.[4] Colin de Grandhomme replaced Sean Solia for the ODI series.[7]

First-class series[edit]

1st unofficial Test[edit]

23–26 September 2017
Scorecard
v
147 (63 overs)
Tim Seifert 35* (114)
Shahbaz Nadeem 4/39 (23 overs)
320 (67.2 overs)
Shreyas Iyer 108 (97)[8]
Ish Sodhi 5/94 (22 overs)
142 (63.1 overs)
George Worker 35 (112)
Shahbaz Nadeem 4/51 (20.1 overs)
India 'A' won by an innings and 31 runs.
ACA–KDCA Cricket Ground, Vijayawada
Umpires: Chirra Ravikanthreddy and Krishnamachari Srinivasan
  • New Zealand 'A' won the toss and elected to bat.

2nd unofficial Test[edit]

30 September – 3 October 2017
Scorecard
New Zealand A New Zealand
v
India India A
211 (69.5 overs)
Colin Munro 65(82)
Shardul Thakur 3/34 (12 overs)
447 (110 overs)
Ankit Bawne 163(245)
Ish Sodhi 3/120(25 overs)
210 (79.3 overs)
Henry Nicholls 94(190)
Karn Sharma 5/78 (20.3 overs)
India 'A' won by an innings and 26 runs.
ACA–KDCA Cricket Ground, Vijayawada
Umpires: Saiyed Khalid and Nitin Pandit
  • New Zealand 'A' won the toss and elected to bat.

ODI Series[edit]

1st ODI[edit]

6 October
Scorecard
v
Match abandoned without a ball being bowled
Dr. Y. S. Rajasekhara Reddy ACA–VDCA Cricket Stadium, Visakhapatnam
Umpires: Rohan Pandit (Ind) and Sadashiv Iyer (Ind)
  • no toss

2nd ODI[edit]

10 October[9]
Scorecard
New Zealand A New Zealand
269/6 (42 overs)
v
India India A
269/9 (42 overs)
Glenn Phillips 140 (130)
Siddarth Kaul 3/65 (9 overs)
Shreyas Iyer 90 (73)
Todd Astle 4/22 (9 overs)
Match Tied.
Dr. Y. S. Rajasekhara Reddy ACA–VDCA Cricket Stadium, Visakhapatnam
  • India 'A' won the toss and elected to bowl
  • Match Reduced to 42 overs per-side due to wet outfield

3rd ODI[edit]

11 October
13:30
Scorecard
New Zealand A New Zealand
143 (37.1 overs)
v
India India A
144/4 (24.4 overs)
Henry Nicholls 35 (51)
Karn Sharma 5/22 (8 overs)
Vijay Shankar 47*(42)
Ish Sodhi 2/31 (5 overs)
India A won by 6 wickets.
Dr. Y. S. Rajasekhara Reddy ACA–VDCA Cricket Stadium, Visakhapatnam
Umpires: Rohan Pandit and Puttarangaiah Jayapal
Player of the match: Karn Sharma (India A)
  • New Zealand A won the toss and elected to bat.

4th ODI[edit]

13 October
09:00
Scorecard
India A India
289/6 (50 overs)
v
New Zealand New Zealand A
225 (45.1 overs)
Abhimanyu Easwaran 83 (104)
Scott Kuggeleijn 2/37 (9 overs)
George Worker 108 (113)
Shahbaz Nadeem 4/33 (9.1 overs)
India A won by 64 runs.
Dr. Y. S. Rajasekhara Reddy ACA–VDCA Cricket Stadium, Visakhapatnam
Umpires: Rohan Pandit and Puttarangaiah Jayapal
Player of the match: Shahbaz Nadeem (India A)
  • India A won the toss and elected to bat.

5th ODI[edit]

15 October
09:00
Scorecard
New Zealand A New Zealand
173 (44.2 overs)
v
India India A
174/7 (32.1 overs)
Henry Nicholls 40 (72)
Basil Thampi 3/19 (6 overs)
Abhimanyu Easwaran 49 (51)
Lockie Ferguson 3/24 (6.1 overs)
India A won by 3 wickets
Dr. Y. S. Rajasekhara Reddy ACA–VDCA Cricket Stadium, Visakhapatnam
Umpires: Sadashiv Iyer (Ind) and Puttarangaiah Jayapal (Ind)
Player of the match: Basil Thampi (India A)
  • New Zealand A won the toss and elected to bat.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "New Zealand A tour of India". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 25 September 2017.
  2. ^ "New Zealand A in India 2017/18". CricketArchive. Retrieved 25 September 2017.
  3. ^ "Pant, Panchal in India A squad for New Zealand series". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 2 October 2017.
  4. ^ a b "Parthiv replaces injured Rishabh Pant". Indian Express. Retrieved 30 September 2017.
  5. ^ a b "Cricket: Plenty of experience in NZ A squad to visit India". NZ Herald. 7 September 2017. Retrieved 4 July 2018.
  6. ^ "Shreyas, Pant to captain One-Day side,squad announced". Cricbuzz. Retrieved 2 October 2017.
  7. ^ a b "De Grandhomme replaces Solia in NZ A squad". Cricket365. 5 October 2017. Retrieved 17 August 2018.
  8. ^ "Shreyas Iyer's ton help India to comeback". Cricbuzz. Retrieved 23 September 2017.
  9. ^ "Rain Interrupts 2nd ODI on 8th October.Match rescheduled to 10th october due to rain". Cricbuzz. Retrieved 8 October 2017.