Cricketzine prediction: New Zealand calls on Doug Bracewell for ODI in India and Pakistan

New Zealand pacemaker Doug Bracewell joins the ODI India and Pakistan squad to replace the injured Matt Henry.

Henry hurt his groin on the final day of his second Test in Karachi.

The 31-year-old fast bowler needs 2-4 weeks of recovery and rehabilitation.

The 68-cap Bracewell played at home against the Netherlands in his ODI series last April. The 32-year-old had a good bat and ball at home. He will arrive in Pakistan on Wednesday.

Pace his bowler Jacob Duffy was named to replace Tim Southey for the India Tour.

The team travels to India after completing his three-game ODI streak in Pakistan on January 13.

The Black Caps will kick off his White Ball tour of India at his inaugural ODI in Hyderabad on January 18, followed by matches in Raipur and Indore.

New Zealand manager Gary Stead said Bracewell is an equal substitute to Henry in the ODI team. “Doug is a top-notch bowler with a lot of experience and we believe his skills will best complement the bowling mix already in the Pakistani and Indian teams,” Stead told New Zealand Cricket (NZC) on Sunday. rice field.

“He is experienced in all three formats at the international level and has experience in the subcontinent, showing the range of his skills already this season.Matt has been a leader in ODI attacks for years. He was alone, but I know he’s disappointed that he missed the injury.”

Revised BLACKCAPS ODI squads v Pakistan and India: Kane Williamson (c) (Pakistan ODIs only), Tom Latham (captain – India ODIs), Finn Allen, Doug Bracewell, Michael Bracewell, Mark Chapman (India ODIs only), Devon Conway, Jacob Duffy (India ODI’s only), Lockie Ferguson, Daryl Mitchell, Henry Nicholls, Glenn Phillips, Mitchell Santner, Henry Shipley, Ish Sodhi, Tim Southee (Pakistan ODIs only), Blair Tickner.

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