Deadly with the new ball, an outswinger speciality, dangerous with rever-swing on an old ball, Tim Southee is one of New Zealand's greats to come in this millenium. With a vast repertoire of deliveries, Southee has been the Kiwi's main man in all the formats of the game. A regular in Test and ODI cricket, Southee has been a match winner plenty of times for the Kiwis. He rose to fame in the 2008 U-19 World Cup where has was awarded the player of the tournament and immediately made his way into the Test team and played his first Test series against England. A fifer and a gritty 77 saw him as a regular ever since. He has been at the helm in the Kiwis' success many a times. A wily player and a knack to adapt on any given condiiton. He also was on song when he led New Zealand into the finals of the 2015 World Cup. Forming a dangerous partnership with Trent Boult, the duo have been the Blackcaps' leading attack. Southee has been a part of various T20 leagues as well. He has played for Chennai Super Kings, Rajasthan Royals, Mumbai Indians and Royal Challengers Bangalore in the Indian Premier League. Southee will look to impress when India tour's the Kiwis in a limited overs series, getting the vital practice before the 2019 World Cup.read more
New Zealand last played the West Indies in the Caribbean in 2014.
The 22-year-old Kashmir pacer, Rasikh made his debut for the franchise against his former team Mumbai Indians and was tidy against the explosive duo of Rohit Sharma and Ishan Kishan, returning with figures of 0/18 from his three overs.
New Zealand pacer Tim Southee on Thursday won the Sir Richard Hadlee Medal, an honour bestowed on the country's performer in a calendar year.
Southee scalped a total of eight wickets including a fifer while Jamieson claimed a total of six wickets in the nail-biting first Test in Kanpur,
Southee also boasts of the best bowling average by an away pacer since 2018, eclipsing the likes of Pat Cummins, Ishant Sharma and Jasprit Bumrah.
Suryakumar Yadav (62) and Rohit Sharma (48) starred with the bat as India chased down 165 to defeat New Zealand by five wickets in the first T20I of the three-match series here at the Sawai Mansingh Stadium.
New Zealand's stand-in captain Tim Southee feels long periods in bubble life does take a toll on the cricketers' physical and mental health.
Fast bowler Tim Southee feels coming off losses in their respective tournament openers, both India and New Zealand would be desperate to outwit each other in what promises to be an exciting T20 World Cup Super 12 game between the two "very good sides."
Southee was roped in by the two-time IPL champions ahead of the start of the UAE leg of the 14th season a replacement for Australian pacer Pat Cummins, who pulled out of the tournament due to "personal reasons".
Southee, 32, has previously played for Chennai Super Kings, Mumbai Indians, and Royal Challengers Bangalore in the lucrative T20 league.
The shirt is signed by the entire Black Caps squad.
Unlike the Kiwis, who mostly played two-match rubbers during WTC, Team India featured in a number of four and five-Test series during the same duration.
Southee believes that the crucial wickets of India captain Virat Kohli and Cheteshwar Pujara on the final day had set up his side's triumph.
Tim Southee was also overwhelmed by the achievement and credited consistency for his side's success. He also spoke about the atmosphere in the dressing room while New Zealand were inching closer towards the target.
India are leading by 32 runs with eight wickets in hand, going into the final day.
Southee made a vital 46-ball 30 consisting of a four and two maximums as New Zealand gained a 32-run lead in the first innings of the rain-marred WTC final in Southampton.
Southee said New Zealand will be viewing footage of not just the experience batsmen but also the youngsters like flamboyant Rishabh Pant and talented Shubman Gill.
At close of play on Saturday, the Kiwis, batting in the second innings, were 62 for 2 and had taken an overall lead of 165 runs in a match where the entire third day's play was washed out by rain.
At 32, Southee believes that he has many more years of Test cricket left in him with a role model like James Anderson to emulate
Southee was found to have breached "Article 2.8 of the ICC Code of Conduct for Players and Player Support Personnel", a Level 1 breach.