The grounds at both Mumbai and
Kolkata could not be used to stage Test matches because of renovation work at
Eden Gardens for the 2011 World Cup. Hyderabad and Nagpur
were chosen instead.
Zealand were hammered 5-0 in the one-day
internationals playing as badly as they had been when losing 4-0 against Bangladesh.
Skipper Daniel Vettori said senior Kiwi players, including himself, would
have to take the blame for their team’s humiliation.
Sinclair, Peter Ingram, Darryl Tuffey and James Franklin.
Hamish Bennett was the only player in
the tour party not contracted to New Zealand Cricket
between selection and departure from New Zealand
October to 30 October)
The team left for India
on Saturday 30 October The New Zealanders arrived at the Sardar Patel
players - Brent Arnel, Martin Guptill, Chris Martin, Tim McIntosh, Gareth
Hopkins and Jeetan Patel - travelled to India from Zimbabwe, where they have
been playing for New Zealand A.
spent in India
- depart Host)
J E C Franklin
Bennett suffered groin strain on the first day of the opening Test match and
was replaced in the touring party byJames
Franklin who arrived in Hyderabad
on 10 November.
Tuffey returned home early to New
† not first-class
Time spent in India before
(arrival - 4 November)
Test appearances on
Other first-class matches
† Minor matches
§ One-day internationals
Return to New Zealand
Members of the Test squad:
Brent Arnel (Northern Districts), Hamish Bennett (Canterbury),
Chris Martin (Auckland), Andy McKay (Wellington), Tim
Southee (Northern Districts) returned home ….
The team arrived home on Sunday night 12 December 2010
away from New Zealand43
October to 12 December
The roles of physio Kate Stalker, former coach Mark Greatbatch,
bowling coach Shane Jurgensen, high performance manager Roger Mortimer and
assistant coach Mark O'Donnell, as members of the Black Caps touring party
ended when John Wright took charge just before Christmas.