Daniel Vettori and Jeetan Patel have said sorry for their conduct after a night out in Queenstown. The incident left Patel unable to take the field for New Zealand XI during a tour match against England. Another drinking incident among its players has led New Zealand Cricket to release a statement calling their behaviour "completely unacceptable".
Patel, who missed the second day's play, had actually suffered mild concussion after an alleged altercation with a bouncer outside a bar the night before.
NZC said it was "deeply disappointed" with the pair. The news comes after Doug Bracewell was ruled out of the first Test with a cut foot sustained following a party at his house. Bracewell was hurt while cleaning up, although he also apologised for the incident and was "reminded of his responsibilities".