ENG vs NZ 2022: NZ All-rounder Colin de Grandhomme Ruled Out Owing to Injury

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Colin de Grandhomme
Colin de Grandhomme(Image Source: New Zealand Cricket)

New Zealand all-rounder Colin de Grandhomme has been ruled out of the ongoing New Zealand tour of England 2022 series.

Colin de Grandhomme Ruled Out of England Test Series

New Zealand tour of England 2022 compromises of 3 test matches which are scheduled to be played between June 2 – June 27 across three different stadiums Lord’s, Trent Bridge, and Headingley.

With Joe Root’s unbeaten century in the second inning, England leads the test series by 1-0. Colin de Grandhomme who made his Test debut on 17 November 2016 against Pakistan have played 29 test matches and bagged 49 wickets at an economy of 2.39.

In the first test against England, Colin de Grandhomme bagged only one wicket on bowling 11.5 overs.

“It’s a real shame for Colin to suffer this injury so early in the series,” Stead said. “He’s a massive part of our Test side and we’ll certainly miss him.

Colin de Grandhomme Replacement Player

31-year-old Michael Bracewell will replace the injured De Grandhomme, who was already with the squad for the first test as cover for Hendry Nichols.

Michael Bracewell
Michael Bracewell(Image Source: New Zealand Cricket )

“It’s great to be able to call on someone like Michael who’s been with the squad for the past month and is match ready.”

The second Test in the three-match series will begin at Trent Bridge in Nottingham on Friday. 2021 WTC world Champions need to win the second match to stay alive in the 3 match Test series.