Indian team for Test series against NZ to be picked on Aug 10

New Delhi: The BCCI`s selection committee will meet in Mumbai on August 10 to pick the squad for the Test series against New Zealand at home starting August 23.

"The All-India Senior Selection Committee will meet at 11:30 am on Friday, 10 August 2012, at the Cricket Centre, Mumbai, to pick the Indian team for the Test series against New Zealand in August-September 2012, and the subsequent India `A` tour of New Zealand," said a BCCI media release on Saturday.

New Zealand will play two Test matches and two Twenty20 internationals. The first Test match will be played at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, Uppal, Hyderabad from August 23-27 and the second from August 31-September 4 at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bangalore.

The team for the Twenty20 series would be picked later.

India `A` will tour New Zealand in September-October for two four-day matches, three one-dayers and one Twenty20 game.

The tour commences with a four-day match at the Bert Sutcliffe Oval on September 18.