Adams withdraws from Sri Lanka series
Andre Adams, the New Zealand allrounder, has broken a bone in his right hand and will miss the series against Sri Lanka beginning on December 31. James Franklin has been called up as a replacement.
Adams sustained the injury while practicing with the team at Queenstown, as reported by BBC Sport. He had just recovered from a broken finger in his left hand that sidelined him from the recently concluded Chappell-Hadlee series against Australia that New Zealand lost 1-2.
Adams has played 39 one-day internationals, with a batting average of 19.47. He has also taken 52 wickets at an average of 28.73.