Ross Dykes (convenor), Mike
Shrimptonand Rick Pickard.
Roger Twose made himself
available for international cricket again after dropping out for one season.
Test tour Party Announced : 13 October 1997.
Not selected:Craig Spearman,Paul Wiseman.
The squad for the Carlton
& United one-day triangular series was chosen near the end of the Test
between selection and departure from New Zealand
(13 October to 12 October)
The 14-man touring party arrived at Cairns Airport, Queensland,
on Sunday 12 Octoberor 13 October.Check Press says 19 October!The players
were “anonymous figures at Cairns
Airport with barely an
autograph signed during their 30-minute stay” Courier-Mail
After New Year, the 13-man squad landed in Adelaide from Melbourne
at 11 o clock on Sunday morning 3 January.
spent in Australia
or 13 October - 18 December
January - 23 January
Stephen Fleming (captain),Steve Rixon (coach),Chris Cairns.
ADDED ▷Twose, Drum
◁ OUTPocock, Doull, Allott
Twose was flown across the Tasman Sea
after Blair Pocock broke the big
toe on his left foot. Twose arrived in Hobart
on 24 November.
For the one-day matches after New Year Chris Drumwas chosen as a
replacement for Simon Doull (who had a torn groin tendon) and Geoff Allott
(who was also injured with a back strain).