Paul Reiffel immediately hit the deck after the unfortunate incident on day one of the fourth Test between England and India.
The Black Caps bowler said the team had hoped to take advantage of weather conditions in Canberra's Manuka Oval.
NZ hoped to use rain from the afternoon to their bowlers' advantage first up, but Manuka Oval's reputation shone through regardless.
Steve Smith led his side to victory scoring 164-runs in his side's first ODI match against NZ at the Sydney Cricket Ground.
A record-breaking century from Smith has saved Australia's blushes and powered them to a commanding position in their opening one-dayer against NZ at the SCG.
NZ have hinted they're set to unleash Ferguson against Australia after the firebrand quick went after captain Kane Williamson's head in the nets.
The NZ captain says he won't be taking the Aussies lightly even though they won the last ODI series in February.
Steve Smith had high praise for the New Zealand captain, but denied that his side will target the Kiwi lynchpin.