The Black Caps preliminary squad for the Twenty20 World Cup in Sri Lanka in October has been named today.
The 30-man squad contains no real surprises, with George Worker and Anaru Kitchen the only players without international experience.
National selection manager Kim Littlejohn said: "This preliminary squad of 30 represents the best Twenty20 players in New Zealand.
"It's a well-balanced squad with a number of proven performers, giving us plenty of options ahead of final squad selection."
The squad will be whittled down to 15 players by August 18.
Black Caps Twenty20 World Cup squad: Ross Taylor (capt), Michael Bates, Trent Boult, Doug Bracewell, Neil Broom, Dean Brownlie, Colin de Grandhomme, Andrew Ellis, Daniel Flynn, James Franklin, Martin Guptill, Roneel Hira, Anaru Kitchen, Tom Latham, Brendon McCullum, Nathan McCullum, Peter McGlashan, Andy McKay, Kyle Mills, Adam Milne, Tarun Nethula, Rob Nicol, Jacob Oram, Tim Southee, Daniel Vettori, Neil Wagner, BJ Watling, Kane Williamson, Luke Woodcock, George Worker.
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