Test Cricket Tours - New Zealand to Bangladesh 2004-05
Tour of Bangladesh 2004-05Captain : Stephen
48th official Test
First Test-playing tour of Bangladesh by New Zealand
- November 2004)
The tour arrangements were
finalised at the beginning of July 2004.
After a long run of continuous cricket Stephen Fleming was given
a break after playing the tests to rest a longtime abdominal injury. His deputy
Daniel Vettori stood in as the one-day captain, a prelude to taking over the
full role in 2007
Apart from one wicket for Franklin, spinners took all the wickets for New Zealand in the Test match at Chittagong: Vettori had
twelve and Wiseman five.
Scott Styris, Nathan Astle, Hamish Marshall
All-rounder: Jacob Oram
Wicket-keeper: Brendan McCullum
bowlers:James Franklin, Kyle Mills, Paul Wiseman,
Ian Butler, Chris Martin.
I G Butler
J E C Franklin
B B McCullum
H J H Marshall
C S Martin
K D Mills
M H W Papps(w/d)
M H Richardson
M S Sinclair
S B Styris
D L Vettori
Representation of teams
A - Auckland (2)
C - Canterbury (4)
CD - Central Districts (2)
ND - Northern Districts (4)
O - Otago (0)
W - Wellington (2)
Championship sides 2004-05 season)
Average age ofteam at time of first Test match
(19 October 2004) :28 yrs1
ODI :part of the ODI squad
made before the tour
Dykes deputised as manager in England
when Lindsay Crocker had to return home because of health problems, and
carried on in the post for this tour while still recuperating.
Sir Richard Hadlee (renamed national selection manager),Ross Dykes, Brian McKechnie
Unavailable: Daryl Tuffey (leg/knee injury);Shane Bond (stress fractures in the back)
Tour Party Announced : 20 September 2004.
Not selected:Craig McMillan
Withdrawn:Michael Papps (dislocated shoulder)replaced by Matthew Sinclair on 7 October.
One day team announced : 6 October
Daniel Vettori (captain), Andre
Adams, Nathan Astle, Ian Butler, Chris Cairns, Peter Fulton, Chris Harris,
Hamish Marshall, Craig McMillan, Brendon McCullum, Kyle Mills, Matthew
Sinclair, Scott Styris and one more to be named.
between selection and departure from New Zealand
September to 11 October?)
The team departed after a training camp at Lincoln
Flew in to Zia International Airport,
Dhaka, on Tuesday 12 October 2004.
spent in Bangladesh27
October - 8 November)
Scott Styris sustained a foot injury before the 2nd test.
In Matthew Sinclair's absence with a minor ankle injury, Peter Fulton was given his chance to (although not usually an opener)
Stephen Fleming returned home after the Test matches to rest an abdominal
injury and Vettori took over as captain for the ODI series.