New Zealand v England: Chris Woakes replaces Tim Bresnan

Tim Bresnan will miss England’s tour of New Zealand because of an elbow injury and has been replaced by Chris Woakes.

Bresnan will return home after the current tour of India and consult specialists regarding his right arm.

Batsmen Eoin Morgan and Samit Patel have been dropped from the Test squad which won 2-1 in India before Christmas, while Craig Kieswetter has been left out of the one-day party.

England will play three T20s, three one-day internationals and three Tests.

Woakes, 23, made his England debut against Australia in January 2011, and has played seven one-day internationals and three T20s – his last appearance coming in the second match of England’s current ODI series in India. Read more
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