The BLACKCAPS have won the toss and elected to bowl in the first Test of The National Bank Series against South Africa at University Oval in Dunedin.
Rob Nicol will become BLACKCAP number 254 and Kruger van Wyk will be BLACKCAP number 255 with Andrew Ellis named 12th man.
Poor weather delayed the start of play with the toss taking place at 1.45pm and play scheduled to get underway at 2.15pm. The first session will go through to 4.10pm while the second session will be 4.30-6.30pm with an option to extend play by 30 minutes.
Ross Taylor (c) – Central Stags
Trent Boult – Northern Knights
Doug Bracewell – Central Stags
Martin Guptill – Auckland Aces
Chris Martin – Auckland Aces
Brendon McCullum – Otago Volts
Rob Nicol – Canterbury Wizards
Tim Southee – Northern Knights
Kruger van Wyk – Central Stags
Daniel Vettori – Northern Knights
Kane Williamson – Northern Knight
12th man: Andrew Ellis – Canterbury Wizards