New Zealand are scheduled to play hosts England in a two-match Test series, beginning on 2 June, before facing India in the World Test Championships final at Southampton from 18 June.
IPL 2021: New Zealand cricketers likely to remain in India till 10 May before flying to England, says players' union chief
The remaining players as well as the support staff in various IPL teams and commentators could return home by charter flights arrange by the franchises, New Zealand Cricket Players' Association head Heath Mills said.
IPL 2021: KKR coach Brendon McCullum says players want loyalty in selection but laments their lack of aggression
McCullum didn't name anyone but rising India superstar Shubman Gill is among those who have looked completely out of sorts. As an opener in all seven games, he has scored only 132 runs at an average of less than 19 and strike-rate of below 120.
IPL 2021: Hope we can give people something to look forward to in these difficult times, says KKR coach Brendon McCullum
On Monday, KKR star player Pat Cummins contributed USD 50,000 to the PM Cares Fund for India's fight against COVID-19.
The Black Caps were confirmed in the top spot after a comprehensive victory over Pakistan by an innings and 176 runs in the second Test in Christchurch to sweep the two-Test series.
IPL 2020: KKR finally imbibe free-flowing style of cricket under Eoin Morgan and results visible in RR win
Kolkata may still qualify for the playoffs, but if they don’t, they will regret not playing the Morgan’s brand of cricket through the tournament.
IPL 2020: KKR coach Brendon McCullum hopeful for playoff berth despite 'morale-crushing' defeat against RCB
KKR head coach Brendon McCullum admitted that they were not good enough and lacked intent in the lop-sided contest against RCB.
IPL on Pod: Discussing crazy night of Super Overs, Dinesh Karthik leaving KKR's captaincy, predicting playoff teams and more
In the fourth episode of IPL on Pod, Firstpost's Anish Anand, Shubham Pandey, and Ujwal Singh discuss the crazy night when two matches had three Super Overs, Dinesh Karthik's decision to handover captaincy to Eoin Morgan, predict playoff candidates, and more.
New Zealand are close to doing something 'really really special', says former captain Brendon McCullum
Brendon McCullum, who led the Black Caps to the 2015 World Cup final, heaped praise on captain Kane Williamson and said its time for New Zealand to get over the excuses of the past.
IPL 2020 Kolkata Knight Riders preview: A new-look KKR look strong on paper, provide hope, but need to shrug off inconsistency
KKR cannot complain about the team on paper. Now, It all comes down to how quickly they become a potent force in the tournament and the consistency with which they play right through the tournament.
Back for his second season, Ferguson was training with the squad on Friday after serving the mandatory quarantine.
Russell, who was adjudged the Most Valuable Player last season, had blamed some "bad decisions" for the two-time former champions missing out on the playoffs.
IPL 2020: Coach Brendon McCullum says KKR will be looking to delegate some leadership responsibility on Shubman Gill
Head coach McCullum, a former KKR player himself, said that he will be including young batsman Gill in the leadership group in the 2020 edition that is set to take place in the UAE from 19 September.
'Toughest time of my coaching career': Ex-New Zealand coach Mike Hesson opens up on Ross Taylor captaincy controversy
Ross Taylor stepped down from captaincy in all formats in 2012 after being asked to hand over the limited overs reigns to Brendon McCullum by Mike Hesson, leading to quite a furore.
IPL 2020: KKR pacer Pat Cummins jokes about owing Brendon McCullum a few dinners after being signed for Rs 15.5 crore
Cummins, who was part of their IPL-2014 winning team, was slated to don the KKR jersey again in the IPL this year but the tournament originally scheduled from 29 March has been postponed due to COVID-19 pandemic.
Former Black Caps captain Brendon McCullum calls for introduction of a New Zealand team in Big Bash League
All cricket is on hold right now due to the COVID-19 pandemic sweeping through the globe with several tours and tournaments being either cancelled or postponed. Even the future of the T20 World Cup, scheduled for an 18 October start, is shrouded in uncertainty.
T20 World Cup could be pushed to 2021 with IPL taking its slot, says Kolkata Knight Riders coach Brendon McCullum
Coronavirus pandemic has halted all global sporting activities, jeopardising the 2020 T20 World Cup, scheduled in Australia from 18 October and also "indefinitely" suspending the IPL
IPL's opening night changed my life forever, says Brendon McCullum on 12-year anniversary of 158 run knock
Former New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum says his sizzling 73-ball 158, which set the ball rolling for IPL in its very first game 12 years ago, changed his life forever.
McCullum ended the innings filled with breathtaking strokes - pulls, cuts, scoops, drives - on 158 not out. Imagine if there was more opportunity for McCullum to unleash more of his range that evening. Imagine.