New Zealand Cricket confirmed that Tickner and Young had been on their method by automobile from Napier, whereas Nicholls was on account of arrive on Thursday from Christchurch (South Island) after his authentic flight was cancelled. Blundell is at present together with his household in Wellington following the start of his second youngster. Henry, in the meantime, is in Christchurch awaiting the start of his first youngster and there’s uncertainty over when he would be capable of be a part of the remainder of the squad.
Situated on the jap entrance to the Tauranga Harbour, Mount Maunganui has not been as badly affected by the cyclone, however inclement climate meant coaching for each groups occurred within the Bay Oval Indoor Grass Training Facility. New Zealand had initially deliberate for a night coaching session however had been suggested to shift their plans ahead with winds anticipated to worsen.
While there’s a forecast for a break within the rain on Wednesday, additional disruptions are anticipated when the day-night Test will get underway on Thursday.
Though worldwide long-haul flights have been given the go-ahead to land in Auckland on Monday, scores of short-haul native flights have been cancelled. Air New Zealand has cancelled all its home flights till Tuesday. All regional flights out and in of Tauranga (which companies Mount Maunganui), Hamilton and Taupō have additionally been cancelled for a similar interval.
The climate has additionally meant the Pōwhiri (a Māori welcoming ceremony) scheduled for February 14 has been cancelled.
Source web site: www.espncricinfo.com