Cricket

Injury rules Bresnan out of NZ tour

  • AFP, London
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  • Updated: Jan 25, 2013 01:40 IST

England's Tim Bresnan has been ruled out of the tour of New Zealand with an elbow injury while wicketkeeper Craig Kieswetter was dropped from the one-day squad.

National selector Geoff Miller announced on Thursday a 15-man squad for the three Test series, with uncapped Warwickshire seamer Chris Woakes replacing Bresnan, who has been struggling with a right elbow problem for over a year.

Test squad: Alastair Cook (capt), James Anderson, Jonathan Bairstow, Ian Bell, Stuart Broad, Steven Finn, Graham Onions, Monty Panesar, Kevin Pietersen, Matt Prior (wkt), Joe Root, Graeme Swann, Jonathan Trott, Chris Woakes

 

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