ND BLACKCAPS Mitchell Santner and Tim Southee, Image Courtesy of Bruce Lim, Photosport.
New Zealand Cricket announced their central contracts list
for the 2017-18 season. The Northern Districts Cricket players named the
previous season will again be offered contracts. Corey Anderson, Trent Boult,
Mitchell Santner, Ish Sodhi, Tim Southee, BJ Watling, and captain Kane
Williamson, make up 7 places in the BLACKCAPS contracted list, the most of any
Ben MacCormack, CEO for Northern Districts Cricket, was pleased with today's announcement. "It is fantastic that these players have again been offered contracts with the BLACKCAPS. We are of course very proud of the high level and volume of talent that we see coming through our region and contributing to the national team. These players are inspiration for our young cricketers coming through the ranks, knowing that they are on the same pathway that their heroes followed certainly gives credence to our District Association and High Performance programmes."
Northern Districts will announce their 15 domestic contracted players in July.
Corey Anderson - Bay of Plenty
Trent Boult - Bay of Plenty
Mitchell Santner - Hamilton
Ish Sodhi - Counties Manukau
Tim Southee - Northland
BJ Watling - Hamilton
Kane Williamson - Bay of Plenty
Other Major Association Players offered central contracts for 2017-18:
Colin de Grandhomme