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Cumming and Martin added to ODI squad

Craig Cumming and Chris Martin have been added to New Zealand's squad for the one-day series against South Africa. The opener and fast bowler, already in the Test side, have been retained after James Franklin withdrew with an injured knee.

"Franklin will not be available for the immediate future, and his withdrawal leaves the squad lacking his versatile set of skills," Sir Richard Hadlee, New Zealand's selection manager, said. "However, the retention of Cumming and Martin from the Test squad will restore balance to the ODI squad.

"Having originally named a 14-man squad for South Africa, both these players can be accommodated in the squad."

Cumming has played 12 one-day internationals with an average of 14.63, the last of which was against Australia at Napier in 2005. Martin has also had a lengthy break from the one-day circuit. He last played for New Zealand against Sri Lanka in January 2006.

Franklin will have surgery on his injured right knee later this month, which will prevent him from taking part in the three-ODI series against South Africa which starts on November 25 and the Chappell-Hadlee series in December.

New Zealand squad: Daniel Vettori (capt), Shane Bond, Craig Cumming, Mark Gillespie, Gareth Hopkins, Jamie How, Chris Martin, Michael Mason, Kyle Mills, Brendon McCullum (wk), Jacob Oram, Jeetan Patel, Scott Styris, Ross Taylor, Lou Vincent.