TEAM ANNOUNCEMENT - BLACKCAPS RETURN TO NORTHERN DISTRICTS TO FACE AUCKLAND IN THE PLUNKET SHIELD
Northern Districts will have the services of their BLACKCAPS team mates 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 Arnel is being rested for this round.
Round 4 of the Plunket Shield starts at 10.30am Wednesday 15 November, at Seddon Park Hamilton and is free entry.