After comfortably winning the T20 series, New Zealand will look to win the 2 match test series against the black storms formally known as the West Indies.
The last time West Indies won a test match against the kiwis in New Zealand was 25 years ago in 1995 but they will hope for something different this time.
Jason Holder believes that this time they will turn the bad luck in New Zealand into a victory as he hopes for the best.Seddon Park, Hamilton, will host the first test match between New Zealand and Windies.
It will be a fascinating fixture with West Indies fully ready take on the black caps. Here are all the details you need to know before watching the first test match.
New Zealand Test Squad 2020 vs West Indies
Kane Williamson (c), Tom Blundell, Trent Boult, Colin de Grandhomme, Kyle Jamieson, Tom Latham, Henry Nicholls, Ajaz Patel, Tim Southee, Ross Taylor, Neil Wagner, BJ Watling (wk), Will Young
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NZ 1st Test 2020 Probable Playing Xi vs West Indies
Tom Latham, BJ Watling, Kane Williamson (C), Ross Taylor, Henry Nicholls, Tom Blundell (WK), Kyle Jamieson, Ajaz Patel, Trent Boult, Tim Southee, and Neil Wagner.
West Indies Test Squad 2020 vs Newzealand
Jason Holder (c), Jermaine Blackwood, Kraigg Brathwaite, Darren Bravo, Shamarh Brooks, John Campbell, Roston Chase, Rahkeem Cornwall, Shane Dowrich, Shannon Gabriel, Shimron Hetmyer, Chemar Holder, Alzarri Joseph, Keemo Paul, Kemar Roach
WI 1st Test 2020 vs Newzealand Probable Playing Xi
John Campbell, Kraigg Brathwaite, Shamarh Brooks, Darren Bravo, Roston Chase, Shane Dowrich (WK), Jermaine Blackwood, Jason Holder (C), Shannon Gabriel, Chemar Holder, and Kemar Roach.
NZ vs WI 1st Test 2020 Fantasy Xi/ Dream Xi
Tom Latham, BJ Walting, Kane Williamson(C), Darren Bravo, Ross Taylor, Roston Chase, Shane Dowrich(WK), Jason Holder(VC), Trent Boult, Kylie Jamieson, Kemar Roach.
Weather forecast NZ vs WI 1st Test 2020
The weather is predicted to be around 17-19 degrees Celsius throughout the 5-day match, although, rain interruptions on matchday 1, 3 and, 5 are expected.
Experts believe that the pitch will be just like the pitches in T20,a batting track is predicted with seamers getting a bit swing in the first 2 days and spinners getting a bit of spin in the 4th inning.