Flynn, Ross Taylor, Peter Fulton, James Marshall.
Wicket-keepers: Gareth Hopkins,
Vettori, Jeetan Patel.
Iain O'Brien, Tim Southee, Kyle Mills, Chris Martin, Mark Gillespie.
⋄ D R Flynn
RHBopener temporary captain
A H Marshall
D P Oram
R P L Taylor
for limited overs series only
J Styris (A)
A - Auckland (3)
C - Canterbury (1)
CD - Central Districts (4)
ND - Northern Districts (4)
O - Otago (2)
W - Wellington (2)
age ofteam at time of first Test
(15 May 2008) :28
:part of the ODI squad
made before the tour
Lindsay M Crocker
M D O’Neill
D F Shackel
G J Hermansson
B J Stronach
V Johnson took over as bowling coach for the one-day series
Hadlee (chairman), Dion Nash,Glenn Turner,John Bracewell (coach).
selection meeting in Christchurch
was the last that Sir Richard Hadlee had a part in choosing.
Fleming had retired from Test cricket.
Tour Party Announced :4 April 2008.
Fifteen names were announced
with either Mark Gillespie or Michael Mason to be added. However, both of
them and Grant Elliott were required for the first two tour matches, and then
the choice was made to keep Mason in the squad, while the other two went home
until the one-day series.
Flynn, O’Brien, Redmond and Southee were not centrally contracted
players at the time of selection but were added to the list on 14 April
Not selected : Matthew Bell, Grant Elliott,⋄ James Franklin,Mathew
Limited overs squad announced: 4 April 2008.
Ryder withdrew on 27 May from the one-day team, failing to recover from
severing his tendon, so Peter Fulton was retained for the whole tour
between selection and departure from New Zealand
April to depart NZ)
Stand-in captain, Jamie How, and many of the team arrived in London on the evening
of 23 April 2008.
Five players were permitted
to join the tour late from the Indian Premier League so Daniel Vettori. Brendon
McCullum, Kyle Mills, Ross Taylor and Jacob Oram all missed the first two
matches. Oram arrived on 28 April.Vettori
and McCullum left Delhi
and arrived at Heathrow in the morning of 1 May.
Scott Styris joined the tour
party for the one-day series. He arrived with Mark Gillespie on x June.
spent in England
April - July)
Daniel Vettori (captain),John Bracewell (coach)andBrendon McCullum (vice-captain)
Gillespie and Grant Elliott were required for the first two matches until 30
April, when the IPL players arrived.
the Test series Gillespie and Scott Styris were part of the chosen squad for
the limited overs series, but Elliot was brought back, too, as cover for Jacob Oram.
Jesse Ryder withdrew from the one-day team
because of a hand injury and Peter Fulton was retained in his place.