New Zealand pair ruled out
Injuries have ruled Ian Butler and Grant Elliott out of New Zealand's side for Saturday's Twenty20 match against England in Auckland.
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Pace bowler Butler suffered an ankle injury in the first New Zealand XI warm-up match against England, while all-rounder Elliott has a quad strain.
As a result of the withdrawals, James Neesham has been called up for the match at Eden Park.
The 22-year-old Otago Volts all-rounder was part of the New Zealand side which claimed an historic ODI series victory in South Africa last month.
Black Caps physiotherapist Paul Close said: "I'm confident that both Ian and Grant will be available for the second Twenty20 match in Hamilton on Tuesday night."