Wellington's so called summer hasn't helped Hagen Faith and his groundstaff at the Basin Reserve
16 March, 2017, 00:25
Black Caps fast bowler Trent Boult has been ruled out of the critical second Test against South Africa at the Basin Reserve in Wellington after sustaining an injury in Dunedin.
New Zealand will be fielding an unproven middle order with Neil Broom to make his test debut, Henry Nicholls and Jimmy Neesham at No 6. Maharaj was the lone spinner to be picked up for the current Test series against New Zealand, but on surfaces which have been surprisingly spinner-friendly, the national selectors have chose to boost their spin options.
Neither side had finalised their line up on Wednesday for what should be a seam-friendly Basin Reserve wicket, but South Africa captain Faf du Plessis said the absence of Boult and Taylor would hurt the Kiwis.
The captain who wins the toss is expected to bowl, which puts the odds in South Africa's favor after they called correctly in all five One-Day Internationals and the first Test. Tim Southee returns to the New Zealand lineup and replaces Trent Boult who is sidelined with a leg injury.
The three-match series now stands at 0-0 with the second Test set to begin from March 16 at the Basin Reserve in Wellington.
Ross Taylor is also unavailable for the second Test with a calf injury. They've still got enough resources.
"It's a tough job, especially from a seamers' perspective", said du Plessis, who added with a laugh that the team's spinner might find himself bowling a lot of overs into the wind.
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