15 Mar 2017

Boult out of second Test

1:00 pm on 15 March 2017

Injury has ruled the New Zealand strike bowler Trent Boult out of the second cricket Test against South Africa starting in Wellington tomorrow.

Trent Boult.

Trent Boult. Photo: Photosport

Boult picked up a thigh injury in the drawn first Test.

Tim Southee, who was 12th man in Dunedin, will spearhead the Black Caps bowling attack, while Matt Henry was also brought into the squad after the first Test.

The playing eleven will be finalised just before play starts tomorrow.

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