Uncapped Allen, 21, made it into the 13-man squad on the back of his outstanding domestic T20 form for Wellington, where he averaged 56.88 and topped the run-count with 512 in the Super Smash.
Highlights, New Zealand vs Australia, 4th T20I at Wellington, Full cricket score: Aussies level series 2-2
Catch scorecard from 4th T20I between New Zealand and Australia being plated at Wellington
Virat Kohli gains one spot to jump to sixth in ICC T20I batting rankings; KL Rahul remains at second position
With 816 rating points, Rahul is behind England's Dawid Malan (915) who retained his top spot, while Kohli has 697 points.
New Zealand vs Australia: Martin Guptill, Jimmy Neesham shine as hosts hold off visitors' fightback in 2nd T20I
Both sides took advantage of University Oval's short boundaries in a thrilling match that featured 30 sixes and 434 runs at an average of 10.9 an over.
New Zealand vs Pakistan: Kiwis clinch thrilling win on Day 5 of first Test, top ICC rankings for first time
New Zealand beat Pakistan by 101 runs in the first Test which ended very late on the fifth day on Wednesday, achieving their third straight win in three home Tests this summer and taking a 1-0 lead in the two-Test series.
Highlights, New Zealand vs Pakistan, 1st Test Day 4, Full Cricket Score: Visitors need 302 runs to win
Follow live scorecard of 1st Test Day 4 action between New Zealand and Pakistan being played at Bay Oval, Mount Maunganui.
Highlights, New Zealand vs Pakistan, 1st T20I at Auckland, Full cricket score: Hosts take series lead with five-wicket win
Follow the live scorecard and ball-by-ball commentary from the first T20I between New Zealand and Pakistan on our live blog.
New Zealand vs Pakistan: Ross Taylor dropped from Black Caps' T20I squad, Kane Williamson to miss first match
Glenn Phillips and Devon Conway, who featured in a Twenty20 world record 181 stand for the third wicket against the West Indies last month, have retained their places in the side leaving no room for the 36-year-old Taylor.
Highlights, New Zealand vs West Indies, 3rd T20I at Mount Maunganui, Full Cricket Score: Final match washed out as hosts clinch series 2-0
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Highlights, New Zealand vs West Indies, 2nd T20I at Mount Maunganui, Full Cricket Score: Hosts clinch series with 72-run win
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Here are the best moments from CSK's six-wicket win over KKR in IPL 2020
'It'll be exciting to play some cricket again,' says New Zealand spinner Mitchell Santner as he leaves for CPL 2020
Mitchell Santner, who last played in an ODI series against Australia in March before the pandemic brought all sporting activities to a grinding halt, will turn up for Barbados Tridents when the CPL begins on 18 August.
The six New Zealand players who are set to play in the IPL are Jimmy Neesham (Kings XI Punjab), Lockie Ferguson (Kolkata Knight Riders), Mitchell McClenaghan and Trent Boult (Mumbai Indians), Kane Williamson (Sunrisers Hyderabad) and Mitchell Santner (Chennai Super Kings).
IPL an unbelievable tournament, definitely the best going around in terms of T20 leagues, says Mitchell Santner
Mitchell Santner revealed that it was Ravichandran Ashwin who inspired him to bowl the left-arm spinner's carrom ball.
Australia vs New Zealand, highlights, 1st ODI in Sydney, Full Cricket Score: Hosts hand Kiwis 71-run defeat in opening game
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New Zealand Cricket sensitising all contracted cricketers, including IPL-bound players about coronavirus
Perturbed by the fast-spreading novel coronavirus threat, New Zealand Cricket is sensitising its contracted players, including the six who will play in the Indian Premier League, about preventive measures to deal with the deadly outbreak.
Chappell-Hadlee Trophy: New Zealand's pace bowling trio of Trent Boult, Matt Henry, Lockie Ferguson return for ODI series against Australia
New Zealand will take a full strength bowling attack to Australia for the one-day international series later this month after including Trent Boult, Matt Henry and Lockie Ferguson in their squad
India vs New Zealand: Why Mitchell Santner’s omission from Black Caps squad for home Tests is baffling
Santner has the second best average of any New Zealand spin bowler in the country to have bowled at least 100 overs in the past 50 years. He also has the second best economy rate (minimum: 200 overs.) As a result, New Zealand have never lost a home match featuring Santner, and have only had three rain-affected draws.
Check out some of the best photo highlights from the fourth T20I between India and New Zealand
India vs New Zealand: Super Over voodoo continues to haunt Kiwis as relentless Virat Kohli and Co go 4-0 up in Wellington
Needing just 11 runs off the last two overs with seven wickets in hand, New Zealand dug a hole for themselves yet again, taking the game to a Super Over two nights after doing the same in Hamilton.