Anderson Named as Captain for Pink Ball Match

Published on 04 Mar 2017

Northern Districts Name Anderson as Captain for Plunket Shield Pink Ball Match

Tomorrow's clash against the Central Stags will be a feature of firsts for the Northern Districts side, with Corey Anderson leading the team for the first time in first class cricket in the first ever Day/Night Plunket Shield match. Dean Brownlie and Ish Sodhi return to the side following their ODI duties for the BLACKCAPS.   Anderson replaces the injured Daniel Flynn as Captain. 

 Flynn resumed last game after a troublesome hip injury in the hope that he could manage it through the rest of the season.  It was not to be however with it progressively worsening throughout the match.  He is now seeking other options for rehabilitation including possible surgery. 

Northern Districts 12 Named for the Plunket Shield Day/Night Match Against The Central Stags: 

Corey Anderson (C), Bay of Plenty

James Baker, Hamilton

Dean Brownlie, Bay of Plenty 

Joe Carter, Bay of Plenty

Zak Gibson, Waikato Valley

Nick Kelly, Counties Manukau

Daryl Mitchell, Hamilton

Scott Kuggeleijn, Hamilton

Bharat Popli, Bay of Plenty

Tim Seifert, Waikato Valley

Ish Sodhi, Counties Manukau

Joe Walker, Hamilton

Round 7 of the Plunket Shield starts at 2.30pm on Monday, 6 March at Seddon Park, Hamilton and is free entry.