Mark Craig, who suffered a side strain while bowling during the second innings of the Kanpur Test between India-New Zealand, will return home to undergo a rehabilitation programme. Jeetan Patel, who last played a Test in 2013, has been called in as his replacement
With Kane Williamson admitting that it will be a tough challenge to play Indian spinners on pitches that are unlikely to be proverbial belters, New Zealand batsmen spent a lot of time in nets against their own spinners Ish Sodhi, Mitchell Santner, Mark Craig as well as the net bowlers
New Zealand are scheduled to play three Tests and five ODIs against India, starting September 22
Highlights from the second day of the third Test match between Pakistan and New Zealand at the Sharjah Cricket Association Stadium, Sharjah on Friday.
Live cricket score and ball-by-ball commentary from the first day of the third Test match between Pakistan and New Zealand at the Sharjah Cricket Association Stadium, Sharjah on Wednesday.