1 Oct 2009

O'Brien called up to replace injured Tuffey

6:54 am on 1 October 2009

The New Zealand bowler Iain O'Brien's been called in to the Black Caps squad for the rest of the Champions Trophy in South Africa as a replacement for the injured Daryl Tuffey.

The ICC's approved the replacement and O'Brien's expected to arrive in Johannesburg tonight.

O'Brien has been playing for his county side Leicestershire in England since playing in the recent Test series in Sri Lanka.