30 Aug 2008

NZ to play West Indies and India this summer

9:57 am on 30 August 2008

New Zealand will face India and the West Indies in two home cricket series this summer.

The Black Caps will play both teams in two tests and five one day internationals.

New Zealand's currently ranked seventh in test cricket, four places behind India but one ahead of the West Indies, while the Kiwis are ranked third in the one day game, one place ahead of India and five in front of the West Indies.

The West Indies will arrive in December, while the Indian series is set down for March next year.