Auckland: New Zealand Cricket (NZC) on Monday announced the T20I and Test squads for the upcoming series against West Indies, with Kane Williamson and Trent Boult being rested for the shortest format games.
Devon Conway and Kyle Jamieson have found a spot in the T20I side which will be captained by Tim Southee.
NZC said that Southee, Jamieson, and Ross Taylor are only available for the first two T20Is, at Eden Park on November 27 and Bay Oval on November 29, before heading to Hamilton to join an unchanged 13-man Test squad on November 30.
Mark Chapman, Doug Bracewell, and Scott Kuggeleijn will join the T20I squad as cover for the three players.
New Zealand coach Gary Stead said they are preparing for a challenge against an opposition "full of stars".
New Zealand T20 squad:
Tim Southee (c), Hamish Bennett, Devon Conway, Lockie Ferguson, Martin Guptill, Kyle Jamieson, Daryl Mitchell, Jimmy Neesham, Mitchell Santner, Ish Sodhi, Glenn Phillips, Tim Seifert (wicket-keeper), Ross Taylor, Doug Bracewell, Scott Kuggeleijn, and Mark Chapman
New Zealand Test squad:
Kane Williamson (c), Tom Blundell, Trent Boult, Colin de Grandhomme, Kyle Jamieson, Tom Latham, Henry Nicholls, Ajaz Patel, Tim Southee, Ross Taylor, Neil Wagner, BJ Watling (wicket-keeper), Will Young.