New Zealand seamer Kyle Jamieson is about to make his Check comeback in opposition to England this month, however Trent Boult’s anticipated absence has been confirmed by the Black Caps.
Jamieson, the 6ft 8in fast, has not featured for his nation since final summer season’s tour of England however has recovered from his again harm and takes his place in a 14-man squad for the two-match sequence.
The 28-year-old is a confirmed match-winner, with 72 wickets at a mean of 19.45 in 16 Check appearances, and his availability helps cowl for Boult’s omission.
Boult, probably the most completed left-arm seamers of his era, selected to show down a central contract with Cricket New Zealand and has been compelled out of competition because of a stint within the IL20 league within the United Arab Emirates.
He had hoped for an look at his dwelling floor in Mount Maunganui, website of the primary Check from February 16, however with solely a few days between his possible arrival in New Zealand and day one of many sequence the schedule is taken into account too tight.
Leg-spinner Ish Sodhi is included as soon as once more, that means no place for Ajaz Patel, who took all 10 wickets in an innings in opposition to India in 2021 and has performed simply 3 times since.
New Zealand Check squad to face England: T Southee (c), M Bracewell, T Blundell, D Conway, M Henry, Ok Jamieson, T Latham, D Mitchell, H Nicholls, I Sodhi, B Tickner, N Wagner, Ok Williamson, W Younger.