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.