New Zealand will start their world cup campaign from June 1 against Sri Lanka. Before the world cup 2019, New Zealand will play two world cup warm-up matches against India And West Indies respectively. Kane Williamson will lead New Zealand in the CWC 2019. But Ahead of world cup their Wicket-keeper Batsman Tom Latham got injured. Tom Latham injured during Australia versus New Zealand XI practice matches.
Chief Selector Gavin Larsen said about tom Latham’s fitness, He said,
“Whether he [Latham] takes his place in those warm-up games we’ll take a day-by-day approach on that, which will be down to the medical guys and Gary [Stead] and support staff when they’re over there. They’re both ready; Tim has come off the back of his finger injury, that’s OK, and BJ has been going well. We’ve got the different skill sets covered.”
“It is pretty exciting, but I’ve just got to wait and see. Hopefully, for Tom, it’s not too bad and he has a speedy recovery. If called upon I’ll be ready,” Blundell told Stuff.co.nz.
“Those games last week against Aussie were a great experience and I’ll draw on that confidence if I do get a chance to play the first couple of games,” Blundell added.
Chief selector Gavin Larsen also said that Tim Seifert and Test wicketkeeper BJ Watling are on standby.
Just two weeks left to start the world cup 2019. Every team is ready for the CWC 2019. The first match of ICC cricket world cup 2019 will play between host England and South Africa on May 30. 10 teams will participate in the world cup. All the teams will play against each other. The final will take place in London on July 14. Before the world cup 2019, ten warm-up matches will also happen.