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ENG vs NZ, 3rd Test: Kyle Jamieson ruled out of last Test in England with ‘stress-reaction’ in his lower back

ENG vs NZ, 3rd Test: New Zealand fast bowler, Kyle Jamieson, is set to return home with a stress-reaction in his lower back, which means he will miss the third and final Test at Headingley next week .

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Jamieson had severe lower back pain on the third evening of the second Test :-

MRI scans revealed the extent of his injury after Kyle Jamieson experienced severe lower back pain on the third evening of the second Test, which England won by five wickets in a thrilling final session at Trent Bridge on Tuesday.

Kyle Jamieson came at number 10 in New Zealand’s second innings :-

ENG vs NZ, 2nd Test: Jamieson did not return to the field until the fifth morning after being fit to bat, coming in at No. 10 in New Zealand’s second innings, but was dismissed for a six-ball duck after being caught behind Stuart Broad.

However, unable to bowl, New Zealand felt his absence as England chased down a target of 299; thanks to an attack from Jonny Bairstow in which he scored 136 off 92 balls and Ben Stokes scored an unbeaten 75 in 70. Took an unbeaten series of 0. Chief.

Kyle Jamieson will have to take rest for four to six weeks :-

It is expected that Jamieson, who was the pick of New Zealand’s bowlers during the five-wicket loss in the first Test at Lord’s, will be given four to six weeks before starting a rehabilitation program targeting a possible return to play in September or October. Will need a week’s rest. ,

Blair Tickner was called into the squad as Jamieson’s replacement.

Fast bowler Blair Tickner, who was with the Test team in England for their opening tour matches; was called into the squad as Kyle Jamieson ‘s replacement and will arrive in the UK before the third Test. Neil Wagner is also in the New Zealand team, who has not been included in the series yet.

Meanwhile, Tickner’s home teammate Dane Cleaver received his first Test call-up in place of wicketkeeper Cam Fletcher; who left the tour with a grade-two right-hamstring strain on the fourth day while fielding as a substitute. were out. The second test It will take six to eight weeks for the cleaver to heal.

Gary Stead said, “It is difficult to watch the players injured” :-

New Zealand coach Gary Stead said: “It is always sad to see players forced to go on tour early due to injury.” Kyle Jamieson played such a big part in the first Test at Lord’s. I know how disappointed he was to be included in the second Test.

“He is clearly a huge asset to us and we will make sure we are patient with his recovery to make sure he is fully fit with the much more important cricket coming up later this year “

Kyle Jamieson ‘s injury deepened a fateful run for the tourists; who were also without captain Kane Williamson after testing positive for Covid-19 on the eve of the second Test.

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He is No. 3 in the ICC Men’s Test Bowling Rankings after taking six wickets at Lord’s last week :-

Kyle Jamieson has missed only one of the 17 Tests he has played since his debut; having been abandoned as part of his workload management during their win over England at Edgbaston last year. He moved up to No. 3 in the ICC Men’s Test Bowling Rankings after taking six wickets last week at Lord’s.

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