"I think it's realistic to expect that there could be guys selected to go to the World Cup later in the year, who may not have played for New Zealand in T20s," said NZ coach Stead
New Zealand will lock horns with Pakistan in ICC World Test Championship fixtures slated to begin from December 26 in Mount Maunganui after the conclusion of the T20I series.
The full list of nominations was announced on Tuesday on the official website of ICC and the winners will be decided on the basis of the number of votes a player receives.
Kane Williamson smashed his 14th IPL half-century while Holder played a cautious knock as SRH kept their finals hope alive after defeating RCB.
Sunrisers Hyderabad takes on Royal Challengers Bangalore in Match 3 of IPL 2020.
The right-handed batsman, who made his T20I debut in September 2016 is currently the number one ranked cricketer in the shortest format of the game. In ODIs, Azam is at the third spot only after Indian skipper Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma.
Kane Williamson's knock of 89 runs allowed New Zealand to take a lead of 51 runs over India on day two of the ongoing first Test at the Basin Reserve in Wellington.
Taylor has scored 8570 runs in the 50-over format with an average of 48.69 while he amassed 1909 runs in the shortest format of the game. In the longest format of the game, he has scored 7174 runs with an average of 46.28 including 19 tons and 33 fifties.
The Indian bowlers were brilliant in the second phase of the innings and bagged a historic 5-0 series whitewash. Jasprit Bumrah led this charge and ended with the man of the match award.
Williamson has been in brilliant form in the ongoing series and he almost took the Kiwis over the line in the third T20I after playing a knock of 95 runs.