He said NZC
had not gotten to a point where it would have had to discuss the tour with the players, and added that the discussion, if it would have taken place, 'would have been difficult for a variety of reasons'.
'At the end of the day it came down to following the advisory and the security reports we'd obtained,' NZC
Chairman Greg Barclay told NEWSHUB.
"Mike has overseen one of NZC
's most successful periods of international cricket, he's more than realised the potential we saw in him back in 2012, and has grown into one of the most respected coaches on the international circuit.
White said NZC
were content to give spectators a degree of freedom, as long as their behaviour did not constitute abuse.
's interest in the US is part of its strategy to increase revenues, as it seeks to diversify its income sources, currently limited to the dividends it receives from the ICC and from cricket played within New Zealand.
Lincoln Oval: NZC
Emerging Players v England Lions (21.30)
"It's a political question and requires a political solution; it's not a decision NZC
should have to make.
"We are very disappointed," said NZC
chief executive Justin Vaughan, aggrieved that Vincent started negotiations with ICL before his New Zealand contract lapsed on May 31, and without seeking a release."
However, New Zealand Cricket chief executive Martin Snedden said NZC
were bound to proceed with the tour to avoid paying the ICC a minimum fine of $2 million for any boycott.
had earlier revealed that the players had unanimously agreed to embark on the five-week tour to Zimbabwe in August after an independent security report gave the all-clear.
'Given the devastating effect of the tsunami on Sri Lanka and Asia, as well as the inclusion of Sri Lankans in the FICA XI, it is appropriate that NZC
further supports international efforts by cricketing countries to help raise funds for Tsunami victims,' NZC
chief executive Martin Snedden said.
(1) Underpinning all of the assessment ideas, though, is the in-house bibliographical guide to the New Zealand Collection (NZC
), Map Library and relevant electronic resources.