New Zealand Cricket Team had replaced Matt Henry with Dough Bracewell due to his injury. He isn’t playing series against Pakistan and India. Matt Henry was out from the match after getting strain in abdominal on the final day of the 2nd test against Pakistan Cricket Team.
Matt Henry was not playing for the New Zealand Cricket Team in ODI series against Pakistan and India due to injury on the final of 2nd Test match in Karachi, Pakistan.
Matt Henry not playing ODI Series
New Zealand Cricket Team Doug Bracewell has been added in the team as the substitute of Matt Henry. Matt Henry got injury in the 2nd test match against Pakistan Cricket Team. Henry was ruled out from the white ball series against Pakistan and India after getting abdominal strain on the final day of 2nd test match in Karachi, Pakistan. The 31 year old Matt New Zealand Cricketer will need two to four weeks of rest and rehabilitation.
Dough Bracewell replacement for Henry in New Zealand Team
Dough Bracewell is having 68 International caps. In the April, 2022 last year, that was the last time he was playing for his team in the ODI Series against Netherland Cricket Team. The 32 year old is a all rounder player and he is in form with bat and ball in the domestic cricket. He will reach Pakistan as a replacement of Matt Henry on this Wednesday.
New Zealand Pace Bowler Jacob Duffy has also been name as the replacement of Tim Southee in the team for India Tour. The New Zealand Cricket Squad will reach to India after completing their three match ODI series in Pakistan. The ODI series is scheduled on 18th of January in Hyderabad following by matches in Raipur and Indore.
New Zealand Cricket Team Coach about Dough Bracewell
New Zealand Cricket Team Coach Gary Stead said that Dough Bracewell was a best replacement of Henry in the team for ODI series. On Monday, Coach Gary Stead spoke with NZC (New Zealand Cricket) and said that, “Doug is one of the best bowler of their team with experience and we trust on his skills is the best compliment in the bowling mix which we already have in the our team against Pakistan and India.” He further added in the favour of Dough Bracewell that, ” He is having experience in all three formats at international level, also has experience in the subcontinent level, and has already proved his bowling skills this season.”
Gary also had some words for Matt Henry and said that, “Matt is one of the best leaders in our team for ODI attack for many years and I Know he is also disappointed to be not part of the team in ODI series due to his injury.” He also added that, “We are also having an important home series, it’s also important that he got time to recover completely in coming weeks.”
Here is the revised New Zealand player who is playing against India in ODI series are :-Tom Latham as captain of the team and others are Finn Allen, Doug Bracewell, Michael Bracewell, Mark Chapman, Devon Conway, Jacob Duffy, Lockie Ferguson, Daryl Mitchell, Henry Nicholls, Glenn Phillips, Mitchell Santner, Henry Shipley, Ish Sodhi and Blair Tickner.