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Ligament damage rules Denly out of England's T20 series with New Zealand

By Tommy Doleman
Joe Denly

London, November 2: Joe Denly has been ruled out for the remainder of England's T20 international series against New Zealand with a right ankle injury.

The Kent batsman did not feature in England's seven-wicket opening game win on Friday, having picked up the injury in practice on Thursday. The scans since showing the 33-year-old has sustained ligament damage.

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A replacement will not be called up for the remaining four matches of the series with Denly to be monitored in view of a return to the Test Series against the Black Caps, which begins on November 21.

The second T20 international with New Zealand will be playing in Wellington on Sunday.

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Story first published: Saturday, November 2, 2019, 10:20 [IST]
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