Vettori retains captaincy

Daniel Vettori will captain New Zealand despite the return of Stephen Fleming for the final Chappell-Hadlee match in Christchurch.

Fleming is the sole addition to New Zealand’s squad and will name their 12 man team closer to the game. Australia have named left-armer Mitchell Johnson as their match day substitute, while Michael Lewis comes into the playing side.

New Zealand (from): Daniel Vettori (captain), Nathan Astle, Chris Cairns, Stephen Fleming, James Franklin, Hamish Marshall, James Marshall, Brendon McCullum, Craig McMillan, Kyle Mills, Jacob Oram, Scott Styris, Lou Vincent.

Australia (from): Ricky Ponting (captain), Adam Gilchrist, Nathan Bracken, Stuart Clark, Michael Clarke, Brad Hodge, Brad Hogg, Michael Hussey, Simon Katich, Michael Lewis, Andrew Symonds, Cameron White, Mitchell Johnson (substitute).

Leave a comment

Comments are moderated, and will not appear until they have been approved

More articles by Andrew Marmont