Sir Richard Hadlee (chairman),Ross Dykes, Brian McKechnie
Tour Party Announced : 6
Three players- Nathan Astle (knee surgery), Shane Bond
(stress fractures in back) and Darryl Tuffey (knee and thigh) - were chosen
subject to fitness tests at Lincoln
University which they
passed on 24 April.
Not selected:Four of New Zealand Cricket’s 20 contracted players were not chosen:
Ian Butler, Matthew Sinclair, Lou Vincent and Paul Wiseman, although Ian
Butler was later added to the one-day squad in place of Bond.
One-day squad announced:20 May 2004
Stephen Fleming (capt),
Nathan Astle, Shane Bond, Chris Cairns, Chris Harris, Gareth Hopkins (wk),
Hamish Marshall, Brendon McCullum (wk), Craig McMillan, Kyle Mills, Jacob
Oram, Michael Papps, Scott Styris, Daryl Tuffey, Daniel Vettori.
between selection and departure from New Zealand
April to 27 April)
The squad of 14 players and six non-playing members left
on Tuesday 27 April
They arrived in London
spent in England
- depart Host)
selection was in the sole hands of John Bracewell (coach).
Sinclair, Hopkins, Adams
◁ W/DBond, Mills, McCullum
J E C Franklin
Matthew Sinclair was playing in the East
Anglian League and was brought into the squad on 31 May as cover for Craig
McMillan, who broke a finger on his left hand.
Because Shane Bond (sore back),
Vettori (torn hamstring), Oram (side strain), Papps (broken finger) and
Tuffey (knee) were all injured, James
Franklin, currently playing club cricket in Lancashire, was added on 6
The day after Shane Bond flew home for treatment on
his back injury, Ian Butler,
playing for Kent on a short-term contract, took Bond’s place in the one-day
squad. Kyle Mills returned home
with a side strain in mid-June, which meant Franklin kept a place in the side. Andre Adams joined the one-day group
Gareth Hopkins, the Otago wicketkeeper, joined the team
to play against Leicestershire, and then provided wicketkeeping cover for Brendon McCullumwhen he flew home for the birth of his first
Daniel Vettori pulled a hamstring in the second Test and there
was not time to call up a spin bowling replacement for the two remaining
Tests, though Vettori recovered to play in the NatWest ODI series.
PCA Masters XI
Lost 9 w
Won 328 r
Derbyshire (50 overs)
Lost 4 w
Won 5 w
Northamptonshire (50 overs)
Won 5 r
West Indies (2nd
Won 7 w
West Indies (4th
Won 5 w
Won 6 w
West Indies (6th
West Indies (7th
Won 107 r
ϯ not first-class
Time spent in England
before First Test:
(arrival - 20 May)
Test appearances on
Other first-class matches
† Minor matches
§ One-day internationals
Return to New Zealand
Bond withdrew from the tour and returned home on 7 June.
Martin and Mark Richardson went home at the end of the Test series.
Brendon McCullum flew home to Christchurch on 27 June
to be with his pregnant wife.
The team arrived home on 15
Two months later the New Zealanders returned to England to compete in the ICC