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New Zealand's Tim Southee to miss opening Test vs Windies

by Athar Ansari Nov 29, 2017 • 15:41 PM

Wellington, Nov 29 (CRICKETNMORE) - New Zealand will miss the services of experienced paceman Tim Southee and has brought in Lockie Ferguson as a cover for the first cricket Test against the West Indies, starting at the Basin Reserve here on Friday.

Southee is expecting the birth of his child.

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The other notable additions to the squad include uncapped wicketkeeper Tom Blundell, who is set to make his debut replacing injured B.J. Watling along with batsman George Worker.

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