The ongoing series is being held during receding monsoon and there won't be any takeaways from the series where no player got enough opportunity to get into the groove.
The proliferation of T20 leagues around the world and a hectic international calendar have led to a debate over the existence of 50-over cricket.
Mark Chapman has been named as Williamson's replacement in the squad. Head coach Gary Stead said that the medical appointment had nothing to do with Williamson's recurring elbow issue.
Ironically, the region where the ground is located is known as 'Bay of Plenty' and Indian cricket at this point has plenty to ponder as far as its approach in T20 format is concerned.
Important to understand and learn from the moving landscape says the New Zealand skipper
A century stand between skipper Babar Azam and wicketkeeper-batsman Mohammad Rizwan laid the foundation for the emphatic win.
New Zealand have the opportunity to advance to a fourth straight ICC final but Pakistan is a substantial hurdle.
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Ireland failed to advance to the semifinals but can hold their head high after a memorable campaign that included wins against the West Indies and England.
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With this win, New Zealand has some points on the table, with two points and one win in two matches under their belt.
New Zealand was skittled for 82 in reply, with legspinner Zampa returning 5-35 from nine overs, including three lbw decisions.
"For us, it's just about making some small improvements... and try and execute our plans and keep it nice and simple," said Williamson.
Batters Tom Latham and Devon Conway and fast bowlers Trent Boult and Tim Southee also will rejoin the team after returning home.
Pakistan-born former off-spinner Azeem Rafiq first raised allegations of racism and bullying in September 2020, related to his two spells at Yorkshire.
In the last 12 months, Kane Williamson led New Zealand to a World Test Championship victory and a second-place finish in Men's T20 World Cup.
Kane Williamson will miss the second Test against England starting on Friday, after testing positive for COVID-19 the night before the match.
Kane Williamson and his wife Sarah Raheem became parents for the second time, as they got blessed with a baby boy.
Skipper Williamson is enduring a wretched run in this season of the IPL. The Kiwi has collected just 208 runs from 12 games at an average of 18.92.
Despite a fighting half-century from Rahul Tripathi (58 from 37 balls), they eventually folded out for 125 in 19.2 overs with Wanindu Hasaranga claiming five wickets for 18 runs.
As per Watson's list, the former India captain has pipped the likes of Steve Smith, Kane Williamson, Joe Root and Babar Azam.