Seth Rance taking a break from four-dayers. Greg Hay broke his arm in the nets two weeks ago.
It’s a fresh start for the Central Stags who have named the first squad of the season. The 2022/23 Plunket Shield...
CENTRAL STAGS SQUAD
Tom Bruce (c) - Taranaki, RH batsman, off-spin bowler
Doug Bracewell - Hawke’s Bay, RH pace allrounder
Josh Clarkson - Nelson, RH pace allrounder
Dane Cleaver (w) - Manawatu, RH wicketkeeper-batsman
Ajaz Patel - Hawke’s Bay, LH off-spin bowler
Brett Randell - ex-Northern Districts, RH pace allrounder
Brad Schmulian - Hawke’s Bay, RH batsman, leg-spin bowler
Ben Smith - Whanganui, RH batsman
Blair Tickner - Hawke’s Bay, RH pace bowler
Ray Toole - Manawatu, LH pace bowler
Bayley Wiggins - Hawke’s Bay, RH batsman, wicketkeeper
Will Young - Taranaki, RH batsman
Players unavailable for selection
Seth Rance - Wairarapa
Greg Hay - Nelson (injury)
Bowlers Nathan Smith (back injury), Ben Sears (abdominal injury), Ollie Newton (birth of second son) Logan van Beek and Adam Milne (T20 World Cup) are all unavailable.
2020 ND and NZ U19 seamer Dave Hancock selected in Wellington squad.