The Black Caps confirmed that the pace trio will join the squad for the upcoming Chappell-Hadlee Trophy series.
Matt Henry, Lockie Ferguson, and Trent Boult return to New Zealand’s ODI squad for the upcoming three-match Chappell-Hadlee Trophy series against the Aussies.
The pace trio missed the previous matches of the squad due to injuries. Boult sustained a hand injury, Ferguson with a calf strain, while Henry with a broken thumb.
Henry is a right-arm fast-medium bowler who also plays for Canterbury, Ferguson is a right-arm fast bowler who plays first-class cricket for Auckland, while Boult is a left-arm fast-medium bowler who also plays with Northern District in domestic cricket.
‘Playing Australia in Australia is one of the great challenges in world cricket and you know you will be severely tested in all aspects of the game. It's an honour to compete for the Chappell-Hadlee Trophy and I know it means a lot to the players to have the trophy in our cabinet’, Gary Stead stated, Black Caps’ coach.
Squad: Kane Williamson (c), Tom Blundell, Trent Boult, Colin de Grandhomme, Lockie Ferguson, Martin Guptill, Matt Henry, Kyle Jamieson, Tom Latham, Jimmy Neesham, Henry Nicholls, Mitchell Santner, Ish Sodhi, Tim Southee, Ross Taylor.
The upcoming Chappell-Hadlee trophy series will be on March 13 and 15 with the same venue at Sydney Cricket Ground, while the third ODI is on March 20 at Blundstone Arena. To learn more about ODIs, check out Betwala’s page for more information.
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