New Zealand will be without the services of fast bowler Mitchell McClenaghan for the remainder of their ODI series, with Martin Guptill unlikely to feature in the second ODI.
McClenaghan, who claimed figures of 4 for 56 in Sunday's first one-dayer, left the field during his final over due to a side strain. While the full extent of the injury is not yet known, the impressive quick will be out for the foreseeable future.
The 26-year-old's absence will come as a blow to the Black Caps, with McClenaghan having excelled since making his international debut against South Africa late last year.
"Mitch has been a revelation for us this year, he has done an amazing job and really allowed us to attack in areas that we probably hadn't had that luxury of in recent times," said skipper Brendon McCullum.
"It's incredibly disappointing for him but at the same time it gives him an opportunity to rest himself up and make sure he's fresh for our next assignment."
Guptill began the New Zealand innings at the top of the order but a hamstring injury saw him forced off the field only to return to hit the winning runs after an unbeaten 41-run partnership with McCullum.
The batsman has been ruled out of Wednesday's clash in Napier but may return for the final ODI in Auckland.