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Lockie Ferguson out of Test series against Australia due to injury

ANI
Published : Dec 16, 2019, 1:27 pm IST
Updated : Dec 16, 2019, 1:27 pm IST

Ferguson picked the injury during the first Test against Australia which the latter won by 296 runs on Sunday.

New Zealand bowler Lockie Ferguson has been ruled of the remainder of Test series against Australia after he sustained a right calf-muscle tendon strain. (Photo:AFP)
 New Zealand bowler Lockie Ferguson has been ruled of the remainder of Test series against Australia after he sustained a right calf-muscle tendon strain. (Photo:AFP)

New Delhi: New Zealand bowler Lockie Ferguson has been ruled of the remainder of Test series against Australia after he sustained a right calf-muscle tendon strain.

Ferguson picked the injury during the first Test against Australia which the latter won by 296 runs on Sunday.

 

"Lockie Ferguson is returning home from Australia after sustaining a grade two right calf-muscle tendon strain while bowling in the 1st Test in Perth. The injury is expected to need four to six weeks rehabilitation. A replacement player will be named in the next 24 hours. #AUSvNZ," Blackcaps tweeted on Monday.

Australia have gained a 1-0 lead in the three-match series and the second Test will begin on December 26.

 

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