Tour of Bangladesh 2008-09 Captain : Daniel Vettori
54th official Test
Second Test-playing tour of Bangladesh
by New Zealand
(September - October 2009)
Despite losing thirteen players, including their former captain
and best batsman Habibul Bashar, to the new Indian Cricket League, Bangladesh won
the one-day series
The tour started with a washed out warm-up match and the New
Zealanders were ill-prepared for the one-day series, the first time that new
‘powerplay’ rules came into effect
Zealand won the three-match series 2-1
New Zealand won at Chittagong and took won
the two-Test series 1-0 after the rain-affected second Test petered out to a
P A G E I N C O M P L E T
All New Zealand
Next tour of
Original members of
the Test tour party (15)
batsmen Jamie How, Aaron Redmond
batsmen Ross Taylor, Daniel
Flynn, Jesse Ryder, Grant Elliott.
Wicket-keepers Brendon McCullum Gareth Hopkins.
All-rounder : Jacob Oram.
bowlers Daniel Vettori, Jeetan Patel,
bowlers Kyle Mills, Tim Southee, Iain O'Brien, Mark
⋄ D R
⋄ M R
⋄ G J Hopkins
⋄ J M
⋄ B B
RHB WK vice-captain
⋄ C S
⋄ K D
⋄ I E
⋄ J D P
⋄ J S Patel
⋄ A J Redmond
⋄ J D
⋄ T G
⋄ L R P Taylor
⋄ D L
A - Auckland (2)
C - Canterbury (0)
CD - Central Districts (3)
ND - Northern Districts (3)
O - Otago (2)
W - Wellington (5)
Average age of team at time of first Test match
October 2008) : 27
yrs 9 months.
ODI member of squad for the Brac Bank one-day series
⋄ contracted player June 2008 - 31 May 2009
made before the tour
Vettori 83, McCullum 35, Oram 30,
Mills 14, How 12, O’Brien 8,
Taylor 8, Flynn 3, Patel 3,
Redmond 3, Gillespie 2, Southee 2,
Elliott 1, Hopkins 1, Ryder 0.
Glenn Turner (Head of Selection
Committee), Dion Nash, John Bracewell (coach).
Tour Party Announced : 12 September 2008.
Peter Fulton, James Marshall, Michael Mason.
Withdrawal: Chris Martin withdrew,
firstly, from the ODI squad and Michael Mason replaced him; then from the Test party on 8 October and
Mark Gillespie, who was already part of the one-day squad in Bangladesh,
took his place. Martin had lingering hamstring and lower back injuries.
between selection and departure from New Zealand
September to 30 September)
? Q Dhaka
New Zealand's batsmen met in Christchurch
for a training camp while the bowlers met in Auckland ahead of the tour.
The ODI squad left for Bangladesh on 30 September, four
days earlier than previously scheduled, to prepare. They landed in Dhaka on 30 September.
specialists Aaron Redmond and Iain O'Brien joined the squad at the end of the
one-day international series.
spent in Bangladesh
September - depart Host)
† Fatullah, Dhaka
Bangladesh Cricket Board XI (50 overs)
§ Mirpur, Dhaka
Bangladesh (1st ODI)
Lost 7 w
Bangladesh (2nd ODI)
Won 75 r
Bangladesh (3rd ODI)
Won 79 r
BANGLADESH First Test
BANGLADESH Second Test
† not first-class
§ one-day international
Time spent in Bangladesh
before First Test:
(30 September- 17 October)
Test appearances on
2 - Flynn,
How, McCullum, Mills,
O’Brien, Patel, Redmond,
Ryder, Taylor, Vettori
1 - Elliott,
0 - Gillespie,
Jacob Oram shone with both the bat (75*) and ball (2-23) in the second ODI in Dhaka.
Taylor hit a century in the third one-day international
Other first-class matches
Return to New Zealand
Dhaka Q ?
Michael Mason and Scott Styris were members of the limited overs
squad only, and flew home on 16 October.
Jacob Oram returned flew home early after the first Test on
Saturday 25 October, with stiffness and pain in the left side of his back.
away from New Zealand x
September to arrive home NZ)