Sam Wells added to BLACKCAPS Test squad

Sam Wells added to BLACKCAPS Test squad for the Test match against Zimbabwe in Napier starting Thursday 26 January.

BLACKCAPS Test squad

Ross Taylor (c) - Central Stags
Trent Boult – Northern Knights
Doug Bracewell - Central Stags
Dean Brownlie – Canterbury Wizards
Martin Guptill – Auckland Aces
Chris Martin – Auckland Aces
Brendon McCullum – Otago Volts
Tim Southee – Northern Knights
Daniel Vettori – Northern Knights
Kruger van Wyk - Central Stags
BJ Watling – Northern Knights
Sam Wells – Otago Volts
Kane Williamson – Northern Knights

The addition of Wells takes the squad up to the full complement of 13 players.

BLACKCAPS Coach John Wright said: “Sam is a talented all-rounder and we are confident if the opportunity arises he will perform well at international level for New Zealand.

“He has impressed during the three-day match in Gisborne with the bat and his skills with the ball will give good balance to the side.”

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