The New Zealand domestic squads are taking shape ahead of the 2020-21 season, with the first round of contracts being announced. Each squad can include up to 16 players (centrally contracted New Zealand players are not included) with the remaining spots filled up in the final round later this month.
Colin Munro returns to the domestic list having lost his central contract, while top-order batsman Will O’Donnell has been given his first deal. Auckland’s batting will have to cover for the loss of Finn Allen and Jeet Raval, who have left for Wellington and Northern Districts respectively.
First round offers: Graeme Beghin, Jamie Brown, Mark Chapman, Louis Delport, Danru Ferns, Ben Horne, Ben Lister, Matt McEwan, Colin Munro, Robbie O’Donnell, William O’Donnell, Glenn Phillips, Sean Solia, Will Somerville
Centrally contracted: Lockie Ferguson, Martin Guptill, Kyle Jamieson