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West Indian cricket team in New Zealand in 2017–18
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New Zealand
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West Indies
Dates 25 November 2017 – 3 January 2018
Captains Kane Williamson Jason Holder (Tests & ODIs)
Carlos Brathwaite (T20Is)
Test series
Result New Zealand won the 2-match series 2–0
Most runs Ross Taylor (216) Kraigg Brathwaite (201)
Most wickets Neil Wagner (14) Miguel Cummins (7)
Shannon Gabriel (7)
One Day International series
Result New Zealand won the 3-match series 3–0
Most runs Ross Taylor (153) Evin Lewis (86)
Most wickets Trent Boult (10) Sheldon Cottrell (5)
Jason Holder (5)
Player of the series Trent Boult (NZ)
Twenty20 International series
Result New Zealand won the 3-match series 2–0
Most runs Colin Munro (223) Andre Fletcher (73)
Most wickets Tim Southee (6) Carlos Brathwaite (4)
Player of the series Colin Munro (NZ)

The West Indies cricket team toured New Zealand in December 2017 and January 2018 to play two Tests, three One Day Internationals (ODIs) and three Twenty20 International (T20I) matches. Three Tests were originally planned, but it was reduced to two by New Zealand Cricket (NZC) to conform to the expected tour make-up when the ICC World Test Championship is implemented. Ahead of the Test series, a three-day tour match was planned, which started on 25 November 2017.

New Zealand won the Test series 2–0 and the ODI series 3–0. New Zealand also won the T20I series 2–0, after the second match was washed out with no result possible. It was the first time since January 2000 that the West Indies failed to win a single match during a tour to New Zealand. With the 2–0 victory in the T20I series, New Zealand returned to the top of the ICC T20I Championship.

Squads

Tests ODIs T20Is
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Ahead of the first Test, Tom Blundell and Lockie Ferguson were added to New Zealand's squad as cover for BJ Watling and Tim Southee respectively. George Worker was added to New Zealand's squad ahead of the first test after Tim Southee was ruled out due to a family reason. Southee returned for the second Test, following the birth of his child. The West Indies captain Jason Holder was suspended for the second Test, after maintaining a slow over-rate. Kraigg Brathwaite was named as the captain of the West Indies for the second Test in Holder's absence.

For New Zealand, Kane Williamson and Tim Southee were selected only for the first ODI with Neil Broom and Mitchell Santner replacing them for the last two ODIs. Tom Latham was named as captain for the last two ODIs. Sunil Ambris was ruled out of the West Indies' squad for the ODI series, after sustaining a fracture of the left forearm on the final day of the second Test. Colin de Grandhomme was ruled out of New Zealand's ODI squad due to a family reason and was replaced by Doug Bracewell.

Ahead of the limited-overs fixtures, Marlon Samuels, Sunil Narine and Alzarri Joseph were all ruled out of the West Indies' squad. Sheldon Cottrell and Chadwick Walton replaced Samuels and Joseph respectively in the ODI squad. Shimron Hetmyer was also named as Sunil Ambris' replacement for the ODIs following his injury in the second Test. Shai Hope replaced Samuels in the T20I squad, while Ashley Nurse replaced Narine.

Adam Milne injured his foot ahead of the second ODI and was replaced by Seth Rance in New Zealand's squad. Tim Southee was named as New Zealand's captain for the first T20I with Kane Williamson captaining the side for the last two matches. Ross Taylor was selected for the first T20I only while Trent Boult was selected for the third T20I only.

Prior to the T20I series, Kieron Pollard withdrew from the West Indies' squad due to personal reasons and was replaced by Shimron Hetmyer. Ronsford Beaton was also unavailable for the West Indies due to an injury and was replaced by Sheldon Cottrell.

Tour matches

Three-day match: New Zealand A vs West Indies

25–27 November 2017
Scorecard
Flag of West Indies West Indies
451/9d (90 overs)
v Flag of New Zealand.svg New Zealand
237 (61.4 overs)
Match drawn
Bert Sutcliffe Oval, Lincoln
Umpires: Shaun Haig (NZ) and Wayne Knights (NZ)
Sunil Ambris 153 (145)
Lockie Ferguson 5/67 (18 overs)
Todd Astle 68 (81)
Roston Chase 2/7 (2.4 overs)
186 (53 overs) 72/0 (29 overs)
Kraigg Brathwaite 88 (124)
Hamish Bennett 3/50 (11 overs)
Jeet Raval 32* (102)
  • West Indies won the toss and elected to bat.
  • 15 players per side (11 batting, 11 fielding).

One-day match: New Zealand XI vs West Indies

16 December 2017

Scorecard
Flag of West Indies West Indies
288 (48.4 overs)
v Flag of New Zealand.svg New Zealand
289/4 (48.3 overs)
New Zealand XI won by 6 wickets
Cobham Oval, Whangarei
Umpires: John Dempsey (NZ) and Derek Walker (NZ)
Kyle Hope 94 (101)
Aniket Parikh 4/47 (10 overs)
Jeet Raval 169 (150)
Jason Holder 1/49 (7.5 overs)


Test series

1st Test

1–5 December 2017
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134 (45.4 overs)
v Flag of New Zealand.svg New Zealand
520/9d (127 overs)
New Zealand won by an innings and 67 runs
Basin Reserve, Wellington
Umpires: Ian Gould (Eng) and Rod Tucker (Aus)
Player of the match: Neil Wagner (NZ)
Kieran Powell 42 (79)
Neil Wagner 7/39 (14.4 overs)
Tom Blundell 107* (180)
Kemar Roach 3/85 (22 overs)
319 (106 overs)
Kraigg Brathwaite 91 (221)
Matt Henry 3/57 (24 overs)

2nd Test

9–13 December 2017
Scorecard
Flag of New Zealand.svg New Zealand
373 (102.2 overs)
v Flag of West Indies West Indies
221 (66.5 overs)
New Zealand won by 240 runs
Seddon Park, Hamilton
Umpires: Bruce Oxenford (Aus) and Rod Tucker (Aus)
Player of the match: Ross Taylor (NZ)
Jeet Raval 84 (157)
Shannon Gabriel 4/119 (25 overs)
Kraigg Brathwaite 66 (116)
Trent Boult 4/73 (20.5 overs)
291/8d (77.4 overs) 203 (63.5 overs)
Ross Taylor 107* (198)
Miguel Cummins 3/69 (17 overs)
Roston Chase 64 (98)
Neil Wagner 3/42 (15 overs)

ODI series

1st ODI

20 December 2017

Scorecard
Flag of West Indies West Indies
248/9 (50 overs)
v Flag of New Zealand.svg New Zealand
249/5 (46 overs)
New Zealand won by 5 wickets
Cobham Oval, Whangarei
Umpires: Chris Brown (NZ) and Chettithody Shamshuddin (Ind)
Man of the Match: Doug Bracewell (Nz)
Evin Lewis 76 (100)
Doug Bracewell 4/55 (8 overs)
George Worker 57 (66)
Jason Holder 2/52 (9 overs)


2nd ODI

23 December 2017

Scorecard
Flag of New Zealand.svg New Zealand
325/6 (50 overs)
v Flag of West Indies West Indies
121 (28 overs)
New Zealand won by 204 runs
Hagley Oval, Christchurch
Umpires: Wayne Knights (NZ) and Bruce Oxenford (Aus)
Man of the Match: Trent Boult (NZ)
Henry Nicholls 83* (62)
Sheldon Cottrell 3/62 (10 overs)
Ashley Nurse 27 (33)
Trent Boult 7/34 (10 overs)


3rd ODI

26 December 2017

Scorecard
Flag of New Zealand.svg New Zealand
131/4 (23 overs)
v Flag of West Indies West Indies
99/9 (23 overs)
New Zealand won by 66 runs (D/L method)
Hagley Oval, Christchurch
Umpires: Chris Brown (NZ) and Chettithody Shamshuddin (Ind)
Man of the Match: Ross Taylor (NZ)
Ross Taylor 47* (54)
Sheldon Cottrell 2/19 (6 overs)
Jason Holder 34 (21)
Mitchell Santner 3/15 (5 overs)
  • Rain set the West Indies a revised target of 166 runs from 23 overs.


T20I series

1st T20I

29 December 2017

Scorecard
Flag of New Zealand.svg New Zealand
187/7 (20 overs)
v Flag of West Indies West Indies
140 (19 overs)
New Zealand won by 47 runs
Saxton Oval, Nelson
Umpires: Chris Brown (NZ) and Wayne Knights (NZ)
Man of the Match: Glenn Phillips (NZ)
Glenn Phillips 55 (40)
Carlos Brathwaite 2/38 (4 overs)
Andre Fletcher 27 (25)
Seth Rance 3/30 (4 overs)


2nd T20I

1 January 2018

Scorecard
Flag of New Zealand.svg New Zealand
102/4 (9 overs)
v Flag of West Indies West Indies
No result
Bay Oval, Mount Maunganui
Umpires: Chris Brown (NZ) and Shaun Haig (NZ)
Colin Munro 66 (23)
Ashley Nurse 1/13 (2 overs)
  • Rain during New Zealand's innings prevented any further play.


3rd T20I

3 January 2018

Scorecard
Flag of New Zealand.svg New Zealand
243/5 (20 overs)
v Flag of West Indies West Indies
124 (16.3 overs)
New Zealand won by 119 runs
Bay Oval, Mount Maunganui
Umpires: Shaun Haig (NZ) and Wayne Knights (NZ)
Man of the Match: Colin Munro (NZ)
Colin Munro 104 (53)
Carlos Brathwaite 2/50 (4 overs)
Andre Fletcher 46 (32)
Tim Southee 3/21 (2.3 overs)


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