Sir Richard Hadlee (convenor),Ross Dykes,Brian McKechnie,David Trist (coach).
Tour Party Announced : 26 July 2000
(1) XIII for Singapore Challenge
(2)for the Tests against Zimbabwe
(3)for the ODI series in Zimbabwe
(4) for the ICC Challenge in Kenya; fourteen were allowed so
Tuffey had to be left out.
After the Test matches Roger
Twose, Chris Harris, Scott Styris and Geoff Allott would replace Cairns, Horne, Richardson and Sinclair for the one-day
series in Zimbabwe.
between selection and departure from New Zealand
July to 12 August)
Assembled for two days in Christchurch
“working out in the nets, in gymnasiums, and on the road” before departing on
12 August to Brisbane,
for warm-up matches.
Then to Singapore
(17 August) where manager Jeff Crowe from New
Zealand and Nathan Astle from England
After the Singapore Challenge the team flew to Harare on 29-30 August, via Johannesburg. They arrived in Harare on Tuesday 29 August 2000. Horne,
Richardson and Sinclair now joined the tour party in Zimbabwe to
play in the Test series.
Wed 20 September Geoff Allott, Roger Twose, Chris
Nevin and Glen Sulzberger left Christchurch
flying to Zimbabwe
for the ODI series.
The team went from Harare
for the ICC tournament on 5 October.
Nairobi-Johannesburg 16 October.
The five Test replacements - Mathew Sinclair, Mark
Richardson and Hamish Marshall and bowlers Kerry Walmsley and Chris Martin -
arrived in Cape Town
on Fiday 3 November
spent in Zimbabwe
August ? - 5 October)
Stephen Fleming (captain),David Trist (coach),Chris Cairns (vice-captain),Nathan Astle.
Chris Nevin strained his groin (hernia) during
training prior the first warm-up match against Queensland
so Adam Parore replaced him for
the Singapore Challenge. When the side for the Zimbabwe ODIs was re-selected,
Nevin went back to Zimbabwe,
and Chris Spearman was given a place in the one-day side.
A back injury ended Daniel Vettori’s tour after the first
Test in Bulawayo and he returned to New Zealand,
leaving on 20 September. Matt Horne
chipped a bone in his thumb in the same match and also returned home. Chris Harris was brought in to
replace them but did not play in the Test section of the tour.
the Zimbabwe Tests, Chris Cairns went to South Africa for treatment on his
right knee. He was able to return for the ICC knockout in Nairobi. However, Dion Nash troubled by the same back injury he had had throughout
his career, needed to return to New Zealand for treatment. Simon Doull (ND) had
earlier said, as the South
Africa tour got under way, that he did not
wish to be considered as a replacement bowler as he was not fit and ready.
For the one-day series in Zimbabwe and Kenya, Glen Sulzberger replaced Daniel Vettori.