He has another opportunity to prove himself.
Kiwi pacer Lockie Ferguson was aware of the threat the Jamaican posed at the top of the order.
There is also the over reliance on Trent Boult and Tim Southee in the bowling department.
Todd Astle will make his ODI debut.
What to expect: Scattered showers are expected early in the morning, with a precipitation of 60 percent at10AM.However, the weather looks good for the remainder of the day and we should have a game.
He was called into the Black Caps squad for the upcoming series as a late replacement for Colin de Granhomme and Williamson said he's pleased Bracewell, who he's known since pre-school, now has the chance to re-establish his global career.
Windies, who are ninth in the ODI rankings, will be without batsmen Marlon Samuels (finger) and Sunil Ambris (broken arm) as well as bowler Alzarri Joseph (back). Chris Gayle and Evin Lewis will open the inning while they have potential to destroy any attack on their day, but they can also be frustrating when they fail. "It's nice to see him back from injury and he's been going really well for the start of this season so he deserves his opportunity".
"His batting has been coming along really well for quite some time".
"I'm the greatest batsman of all time", said an overjoyed Chris Gayle after hammering 18 sixes in a thunderous inning of 146* off 69 balls in a Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) game. "It's a chance to get a new set of guys in, refocus and regroup".
New Zealand have made a decision to rotate the players and give their senior guards rest keeping in view the busy summer lying ahead. His arrival is one of the reasons why West Indies are buoyed in spite getting drubbed in test series.