Henry Nicholls will lead New Zealand A in two First Class matches and five One Day matches in a tour against India A later this month.
From the 16 players to tour, 13 have represented the BLACKCAPS previously, with seven currently centrally contracted to NZC.
NZ A Squad
Henry Nicholls (c) – Canterbury
Todd Astle – Canterbury
Tom Blundell (Wkt) – Wellington
Tom Bruce – Central Districts
Lockie Ferguson – Auckland
Matt Henry – Canterbury
Scott Kuggeleijn – Northern Districts
Colin Munro – Auckland
Glenn Phillips* (Wkt) – Auckland
Seth Rance – Central Districts
Jeet Raval* – Auckland
Tim Seifert (Wkt) – Northern Districts
Ish Sodhi – Northern Districts
Sean Solia – Auckland
George Worker – Central Districts
Will Young – Central Districts
Selector and Manager for the tour, Gavin Larsen, said the NZ A programme is critical to preparing players for international cricket.
“Going into a significantly different environment to that of the New Zealand domestic scene is a huge opportunity to promote player growth,” said Larsen.