Blackcaps returning for ND team

Blackcap captain and Bay of Plenty local Kane Williamson will be joining Northern Districts for their match against Auckland today. Photo: Chris Callinan.

Northern Districts will have the services of their Blackcaps teammates for this round of the Plunket Shield, having returned from their tour of India. 

Captain Daniel Flynn, says their returning team mates have slotted back into the training preparation with the group, saying it is business as usual.

“It is great to have them back, although Blackcaps returning doesn't change preparation. Individuals go about their business to ensure they are ready to go come Wednesday. Our focus is on the match, Auckland are always a tough opponent and we expect nothing less for this game.”

Northern Districts vs Auckland:

Daniel Flynn [c] Bay of Plenty

James Baker  Hamilton

Trent Boult  Bay of Plenty

Anton Devcich  Hamilton

Scott Kuggeleijn  Hamilton

Bharat Popli  Bay of Plenty

Mitchell Santner  Hamilton

Tim Seifert   Waikato Valley

Ish Sodhi  Counties Manukau

Tim Southee  Northland

BJ Watling  Hamilton

Kane Williamson  Bay of Plenty

Daryl Mitchell [shoulder] and Dean Brownlie [arm] were not considered because of injury.  Brent Arnell is being rested for this round.

Round 4 of the Plunket Shield starts at 10.30am today at Seddon Park, Hamilton. Entry is free.


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