The powerful bowler Kyle Jamieson will miss the current ODI series against Bangladesh, according to confirmation from New Zealand Cricket. The immobility of Jamieson’s hamstring during his return from the test tour is the reason behind this decision.
Jamieson made a significant contribution in the recent test match victory over Bangladesh at Mirpur, but his effect was limited to just four overs.
In contrast, he was conspicuously absent from the exciting 44-run victory in the first ODI. That continuous hamstring problem that requires time to heal is directly related to his absence in both cases.
The tall quick’s withdrawal from the current series highlights New Zealand Cricket’s cautious approach to maintaining his fitness.
Jamieson’s health continues to be a top priority for the squad, as they make sure he fully recovers before playing again in upcoming matches, even though he had a reduced part in the second test and was later absent in the ODI series.
Ben Sears, the speed sensation for the Wellington Firebirds, fills in for the injured Jamieson and rises to the occasion while still a member of the squad. Sears is preparing for possible glory and is considering making his ODI debut, despite missing the last matches in Nelson and Napier.
The 25-year-old, a seasoned player, hasn’t played in an international match since his exhilarating T20 match against the Netherlands more than a year ago.
Even though the next few games won’t feature his skill, Sears hopes to leave his mark when the Twenty20 series gets underway in Napier on December 27. Cricket fans are eager to see this skilled fast bowler make his debut, as his presence is expected to bring a new dimension to the team.
New Zealand coach stated; “As we flagged when naming the ODI squad we see the series as a chance to provide opportunities to some new players, and Ben fits that category,” an article from channelsnewasia.mentioned.
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