New Indian Express – WELLINGTON: In-form all-rounder Mitchell Santner will miss the upcoming Test series with England to undergo knee surgery, New Zealand Cricket said Wednesday.

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  • WELLINGTON: In-form all-rounder Mitchell Santner will miss the upcoming Test series with England to undergo knee surgery, New Zealand Cricket said Wednesday.
  • The 26-year-old was omitted from New Zealand’s 12-man squad for the two-Test series against England starting at Eden Park on March 22.
  • He was in fine form for the one-day series against England, hitting two half centuries.
  • There was some good news for New Zealand, with wicketkeeper BJ Watling returning from a hip injury.
  • Batsman Ross Taylor was also named in the squad after missing the final ODI against England following a thigh injury that was aggravated during the previous match when he scored 181.


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