New Zealand include McCullum brothers in Twenty20 squad

February 12th, 2009 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS  

Sydney, Feb 12 (IANS) New Zealand’s hard-hitting wicketkeeper-batsman Brendon McCullum’s brother Nathan along with four new faces were included in the side for Sunday’s Twenty20 against Australia here at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG).
Nathan, an off-spinning all-rounder, pacemen Ian Butler and James Franklin, and batsman Peter McGlashan were selected for the first time on their Australian limited-overs tour. They replace Trent Boult, Craig Cumming, Brendon Diamanti, Peter Fulton, Gareth Hopkins and Jeetan Patel who will return to New Zealand after the Chappell-Hadlee decider at the Gabba, Fiday.

The squad: Daniel Vettori (captain), Neil Broom, Ian Butler, Grant Elliott, James Franklin, Martin Guptill, Brendon McCullum, Nathan McCullum, Peter McGlashan, Kyle Mills, Iain O’Brien, Tim Southee, Ross Taylor.

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