The Indian Cricket Board and New Zealand Cricket board agreed on additional T20 International and one additional test match and announced new cricket Schedule for Indian Cricket team for the tour of New Zealand.
Now India will arrive in New Zealand on 20th of February, eight days earlier than previous schedule. Indian team will start their long 46 days cricket tour with Twenty20 International against New Zealand at Christchurch to be played on 25th of February followed by another T20I to be played on 27th February at Wellington.
India will be touring New Zealand after 6 years where they will play five one day international, two T20I and three test matches according to new schedule. The reworked schedule allowed both teams to play additional T20I and one more test matches.
Indian team ends their tour with three test matches which will be played in Hamilton, Napier and Wellington. The first test match will be played from 18th to 22nd March, second test match will be played from 26th to 30th of March and last test match will be played from 3rd of April to 7th of April.
Last time when Indian team went to New Zealand they have lost the test series by 2-0 and lost seven match One day Series by 5-2. So it will be interesting to see how Indian team performs this time when they will go to New Zealand.
Here are the complete re-schedule fixture of India Vs New Zealand Series 2009(All timing are mentioned in GMT+)