• Wellington Test: New Zealand squad against Australia

    by  • February 9, 2016 • Cricket • 0 Comments

    New Zealand off-spinner Mark Craig has been included in 14-man squad for the first Test against Australia to be played in Wellington on Friday.

    The 28-year-old has been named as a replacement for the injured all-rounder Mitchell Santner, who was ruled out of action with a foot injury following the second ODI against Australia.

    Craig has claimed 46 wickets in 13 test matches at an average of 44.21 since he made his debut against West Indies in 2014.

    The two-Test match series begins in Wellington on February 12, before heading to Christchurch for the second Test on February 20.

    NZ Test Squad: Brendon McCullum (captain), Corey Anderson, Doug Bracewell, Trent Boult, Martin Guptill, Matt Henry, Tom Latham, Henry Nicholls, Mark Craig , Tim Southee, Neil Wagner, BJ Watling (wicketkeeper), Kane Williamson.

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