Brendon McCullum will captain a New Zealand side for the first time when a New Zealand XI takes on the Cricket Australia Chairman's XI in the tour-opening Lilac Hill festival match in Perth.
McCullum To Captain New Zealand For Tour Opener
Brendon McCullum will captain a New Zealand side that takes on the Cricket Australia Chairman's XI.
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New Zealand are in Australia for the 2007/8 Commonwealth Bank Chappell Hadlee Trophy, and they will play a Twenty20 International and three one-day internationals. They won the series last year 3-0.
New Zealand XI
: Brendon McCullum (c), Mark Gillespie, Gareth Hopkins, Jamie How, Chris Martin, Michael Mason, Iain O'Brien, Jacob Oram, Jeetan Patel, Mathew Sinclair, Scott Styris, Lou Vincent
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