James Neesham has been ruled out of the one-off T20I against Sri Lanka due to a hamstring strain, it was confirmed on Tuesday (January 8). The all-rounder picked up the injury in the final ODI of the three-match series as New Zealand sealed it 3-0. Doug Bracewell will replace Neeshan with Tim Southee leading the side. Neesham, who returned to the ODI squad after a long lay-off, scored 123 runs in the three games at a strike rate of 219.64 and picked up six wickets at an average of 20. "He's iced and compressed the injury and will be reassessed in a couple of days," New Zealand's physio Vijay Vallabh said.
Editor: A.M. MUFAZZAL, Managing Editor: ARSHAD HOSEIN.
Printed and published by MAINUL HOSEIN from the New Nation Printing Press. The New Nation, 1 R.K. Mission Road,
Ittefaq Bhaban (3rdfloor),
Phones: PABX: 47115875, 47115879, 47114514, Fax : 880-2-47115865,
Email: For News: email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org, For Advertisement email@example.com