Martin was looking forward to getting out on the park for some match practice coming out of a miserable winter in New Zealand.
The White Ferns sport a good mixture of youth and experience with the youngest player Amelia Kerr just sixteen.
The White Ferns arrived in the UK bidding for a second world title as they look to emulate the team of 2000.
The team has a one-week training camp in Hampshire in preparation for the ICC Women’s World Cup – June 24 to July 24.
The White Ferns will will play a warm-up match against Australia on Wednesday before moving to Derby for their official tournament warm-up games next week.