Dumped Black Caps captain Ross Taylor has put a date on
his return to cricket.
Taylor's been sitting out of the game for more than a month
and refused to go on the tour of South Africa after being
demoted as captain of the national side.
But he's tweeted that he'll be back playing for Central
Districts in their Plunket Shield match beginning on January
"All the best to the @BLACKCAPS for the second test. Looking
forward to working my way back for the home series against
England," he also told followers.
It will be a relief for New Zealand cricket fans to have
their most consistent batsman back in the lineup after the
Black Caps were bowled out for just 45 in the first innings
of the first test against the Proteas. The second and final
test begins tonight.
New Zealand will play England in three Twenty20s, three ODIs
and three tests starting on February 9.
- By Steven Holloway of nzherald.co.nz