Cricket: Franklin, Tuffey rejoin test squad

James Franklin. Photo / Christine Cornege
James Franklin. Photo / Christine Cornege

James Franklin and Daryl Tuffey have rejoined the Black Caps squad ahead of the second test against Pakistan.

The duo were part of the squad for the first test in Hamilton but were released to play for their provinces.

Tuffey took two wickets in Auckland's eight wicket win over Wellington yesterday. Franklin scored 65 runs in the same match.

Franklin practised with the team today and Tuffey will be at practice at the Basin Reserve tomorrow.

A decision on the final playing eleven will be made closer to the start of the match says New Zealand Cricket.

The second test begins at the Basin Reserve on Saturday.

The Test squad is:
Brent Arnel - Northern Knights
James Franklin - Wellington Firebirds
Martin Guptill - Auckland Aces
Chris Martin - Auckland Aces
Brendon McCullum - Otago Volts
Tim McIntosh - Auckland Aces
Jesse Ryder - Wellington Firebirds
Tim Southee - Northern Knights
Ross Taylor - Central Stags
Daryl Tuffey - Auckland Aces
Daniel Vettori - Northern Knights
Kane Williamson - Northern Knights
Reece Young - Canterbury Wizards

- Herald online

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