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New Zealand tour of England: COVID-19 scare in New Zealand camp as 3 players confirmed positive ahead of the first Test against England

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New Zealand tour of England: ENG vs NZ Live Updates: In what could be a massive blow for New Zealand, three of their players have tested positive for COVID-19. The first Test between England and New Zealand is due to begin on June 02 and this news comes as a jolt to the visitors’ preparation. Follow ENG vs NZ Live Updates on InsideSport.IN.


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New Zealand tour of England: COVID-19 scare in New Zealand camp as 3 players confirmed positive ahead of the first Test against England

Henry Nicholls, Blair Tickner, and bowling coach Shane Jurgensen have begun five days of hotel room isolation after producing positive Rapid Antigen Tests on Friday morning.

New Zealand tour of England: Remaining NZ players test negative for COVID-19

The remaining New Zealand players and support staff have returned negative tests on Friday (May 20) morning. The four-day scheduled warm-up match will go ahead as per plan. The game between Sussex and New Zealand will begin on May 20 at Hove.

New Zealand tour of England: COVID-19 scare in New Zealand camp as 3 players confirmed positive ahead of the first Test against England

New Zealand tour of England Schedule:

02 Jun – 06 Jun 2022 1st Test England vs New Zealand
Lord’s, London
03:30 PM
11:00 AM (Local)
10 Jun – 14 Jun 2022 2nd Test England vs New Zealand
Trent Bridge, Nottingham
03:30 PM
11:00 AM (Local)
23 Jun – 27 Jun 2022 3rd Test England vs New Zealand
Headingley, Leeds
03:30 PM
11:00 AM (Local)

 

New Zealand Squad: Kane Williamson (c), Tom Blundell, Trent Boult, Michael Bracewell, Devon Conway, Colin de Grandhomme, Jacob Duffy, Cameron Fletcher, Matt Henry, Kyle Jamieson, Tom Latham, Daryl Mitchell, Henry Nicholls, Ajaz Patel, Rachin Ravindra, Hamish Rutherford, Tim Southee, Blair Tickner, Neil Wagner, Will Young

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