Tim Southee Ruled Out of the Series
Any Other Bowler
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Tim Southee's injury comes as a massive blow for New Zealand ahead of the Test series against India. The most experienced Kiwi bowler, Tim Southee ruled out of the series due to an ankle injury. Shocking! Southee injured his left ankle during a practice session. Although Southee has returned to New Zealand, the team management hopes to get him back soon, at least for the limited-over cricket that would start from 16 October. Matt Henry has been named as a replacement of Tim Southee in India Vs New Zealand Test series 2016. 24-year-old right-arm pacer played his last Test against Australia earlier this year.
Matt Henry was drafted in after Tim Southee ruled out of the series. Tim Southee is a key New Zealand bowler. He has taken 177 Test wickets in 52 matches. Henry, as the replacement of Tim Southee in India Vs New Zealand Test series 2016, will be under tremendous pressure as he remained wicket-less in his last Test against Australia. He scored 0 for 134 in 41 overs in his last appearance. Now, he will have the responsibility to prove his worth in the team.
Who will replace Tim Southee in India Vs New Zealand Test series?