Mitchell Santner has recovered from his knee surgical procedure and has been incorporated within the 13-member New Zealand squad for the one-off T20I in opposition to Sri Lanka, scheduled to be performed on January 11.
Santner underwent knee surgical procedure in March ultimate yr and spent the remainder of 2018 improving from the damage. The left-hander performed for his home group ‘Northern Districts’ and despite the fact that he took simply 3 wickets in 3 video games, he used to be extremely spectacular and economical.
He ended with figures of one for 16 in his 4 overs in opposition to Otago to turn out his health and go back again to global cricket.
Jimmy Neesham, who ultimate performed a T20I in January 2017 in opposition to Bangladesh, could also be incorporated within the squad which can be led via Tim Southee with Kane Williamson rested forward of the restricted overs collection in opposition to India.
Additionally, Trent Boult and Colin de Grandhomme were rested whilst Corey Anderson and Adam Milne weren’t thought to be for variety as they proceed to regain complete health.
After the one-off T20I in opposition to Sri Lanka, New Zealand will compete with India in 5 ODIs and 3 T20Is ranging from January 23.
New Zealand T20I Squad:
Tim Southee (c), Lockie Ferguson, Martin Guptill, Scott Kuggeleijn, Colin Munro, Jimmy Neesham, Henry Nicholls, Glenn Phillips, Seth Rance, Mitchell Santner, Tim Seifert, Ish Sodhi, Ross Taylor.