Australian squad for the First Orange Test Match against New Zealand
Australian Cricket Board (ACB) Chief Executive Officer James Sutherland today announced that the National Selection Panel has chosen the following squad for the first Orange Test match against New Zealand at The Gabba, Brisbane, starting on Thursday 8 November:
|STEPHEN WAUGH (Captain)||NSW||36||139|
|ADAM GILCHRIST (Vice-captain)||WA||29||22|
|STEPHEN BERNARD||NSW||Team Manager|
|JOCK CAMPBELL||NSW||Physical Performance Manager|
|MIKE WALSH||VIC||Assistant Team Manager/ Cricket Analyst|
The umpires for the first Orange Test match are Daryl Harper (Australia), and Steve Bucknor (West Indies), with Peter Parker (Australia) acting as third umpire. The International Cricket Council (ICC) match referee is Jackie Hendriks, the former West Indies wicket-keeper.
Tickets for the first Orange Test match are still available from Ticketmaster7, call 13 61 22 or visit www.ticketmaster.com.au.
The other matches in the Orange Test Series against New Zealand are at Hobart (November 22 - 26) and Perth (November 30 - December 4).
Three Orange Test matches against South Africa will be played at Adelaide (December 14 - 18), Melbourne (December 26 - 30) and Sydney (January 2 - 6).