New Zealand has announced the team for the upcoming two test match series against India without their ODI opener Martin Guptill and included Jesse Ryder as the back up for Ross Taylor.
The selectors have announced the name of Ryder as he will be traveling with team. Ross Taylor is expected to have his second child during the time of test match series against India.
India and New Zealand will meet each other in the first test match that starts at Eden Park, Auckland on February six will the second test match will start from February 14 at Wellington.
New Zealand squad for the Tests against India: Brendon McCullum (c), Corey Anderson, Trent Boult, Doug Bracewell, Peter Fulton, Hamish Rutherford, Jesse Ryder, Ish Sodhi, Tim Southee, Ross Taylor, Neil Wagner, BJ Watling, Kane Williamson