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Guptill set to return for NZ, Bangladesh to miss Shakib

BD News 24 – Guptill was ruled out of the ongoing Twenty20 series against India after aggravating a disc in his lower back, but was named for the three-game series against Bangladesh, which starts in Napier on Wednesday.

Summary

  • Guptill was ruled out of the ongoing Twenty20 series against India after aggravating a disc in his lower back, but was named for the three-game series against Bangladesh, which starts in Napier on Wednesday.
  • Guptill will undergo a fitness test on Sunday after which a final decision will be taken on whether he can partner Henry Nicholls at the top of New Zealand’s order.
  • “He and Henry did a good job opening up in Hamilton against India and they’re a combination we want to see some more of in this series,” Larsen added.
  • Skipper Kane Williamson is to be rested for the final ODI with Colin Munro standing in as captain.
  • Bangladesh will be without all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan, who has been ruled out of the series after fracturing a finger during the Bangladesh Premier League final on Friday.


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