New Zealand all-rounder Michael Bracewell© AFP
The New Zealand group, already reeling underneath the stress of two consecutive defeats within the Take a look at sequence in opposition to England, has been dealt one other blow after all-rounder Michael Bracewell examined optimistic for Covid-19 the morning after the second Take a look at in opposition to England in Nottingham. The Blackcaps have already misplaced their captain Kane Williamson on this sequence to Covid, as he had examined optimistic on the eve of the second Take a look at match.
“BLACKCAPS all-rounder Michael Bracewell is in isolation after testing optimistic for Covid-19 the morning after the second Take a look at in opposition to England in Nottingham.
“Bracewell undertook a Fast Antigen Take a look at (RAT) after waking up with signs. He would require 5 days of isolation earlier than rejoining the group forward of the ultimate Take a look at at Headingley in Leeds beginning Thursday June 23.
“The remainder of the touring get together shall be examined in the present day and will proceed following the tour well being protocols of symptom reporting and subsequent testing if required. No substitute participant is being type at this stage,” New Zealand Cricket knowledgeable by an official press assertion.
Jonny Bairstow and Ben Stokes produced a fantastic show of attacking batting on the final day of the second Take a look at match to assist England chase down an unbelievable goal of 299 runs at Trent Bridge, which helped the Three Lions clinch the sequence.
Joe Root‘s magic contact with the bat had helped England win the primary Take a look at match at Lord’s earlier.
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