October 31, 2001

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:

NAMESTATEAGECAPS
STEPHEN WAUGH (Captain)NSW36139
ADAM GILCHRIST (Vice-captain)WA2922
ANDREW BICHELQLD315
JASON GILLESPIESA2626
MATTHEW HAYDENQLD3021
JUSTIN LANGERWA3042
BRETT LEENSW2412
DAMIEN MARTYNWA3016
GLENN MCGRATHNSW3175
RICKY PONTINGTAS2647
SHANE WARNEVIC3292
MARK WAUGHNSW36116
 
STEPHEN BERNARD NSWTeam Manager
JOHN BUCHANANQLDCoach
ERROL ALCOTTNSWPhysiotherapist
JOCK CAMPBELLNSWPhysical Performance Manager
MIKE WALSHVICAssistant 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).

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