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| On Jun 15, 2022 12:42 PM IST

ENG vs NZ: Kyle Jamieson Out of New Zealand Playing 11 for 3rd Test? Here’s official update

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Kyle Jamieson out of ENG vs NZ 3rd Test: In a crucial news update, New Zealand’s premier pace bowler Kyle Jamieson has been ruled out of the upcoming third and final Test match against England scheduled to begin from 23 June, 2022 at the Headingley in Leeds. After putting up a massive score of 553 runs in the first innings, the visiting New Zealand team ended up losing the second Test match against England by a margin of 5 wickets. England now have an unassailable lead of 2-0 in the three-match Test series and New Zealand will be eyeing to win the third and final game as a consolation victory.

ENG vs NZ: Kyle Jamieson Out of New Zealand Playing 11 for 3rd Test? Here’s official update

In a huge blow, lanky Kiwi fast bowler Kyle Jamieson has returned back home and will not be available for selection during the final Test match against England. Jamieson sustained a ‘stress reaction’ on his lower back while bowling in the Trent Bridge Test. He bowled 16.3 overs in the first innings of the Test match without a wicket and then did not take the field in the second innings.

New Zealand wicket-keeper batsman Cam Fletcher has also been ruled out from the third and final Test match against England due to a grade-two right hamstring strain. The duo of Blair Tickner and Dane Cleaver have been named as the replacements. The visitors are expected to bring back left-arm speedster Neil Wagner in the playing 11 for the third Test starting from next Thursday.

New Zealand Playing 11
Tom Latham
Will Young
Kane Williamson (C)
Devon Conway
Henry Nicholls
Daryl Mitchell
Tom Blundell (wk)
Tim Southee
Trent Boult
Matt Henry
Neil Wagner

New Zealand Test squad: Tom Blundell, Trent Boult, Michael Bracewell, Devon Conway, Jacob Duffy, Matt Henry, Tom Latham, Daryl Mitchell, Henry Nicholls, Ajaz Patel, Rachin Ravindra, Hamish Rutherford, Tim Southee, Blair Tickner, Neil Wagner, Will Young, Dane Cleaver.

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England vs New Zealand 2022 Schedule

Date Format Match Time Venue Result
2 – 6 June, 2022 1st Test England vs New Zealand 3:30 PM IST Lord’s, London England won by 5 wickets
10 – 14 June, 2022 2nd Test England vs New Zealand 3:30 PM IST Nottingham, Trent Bridge England won by 5 wickets
23 – 27 June, 2022 3rd Test England vs New Zealand 3:30 PM IST Headingley, Leeds TBA

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