Guptill wrist not broken so can play in ODIs

New Zealand

New Zealand will be able to call on opening batsman Martin Guptill for the rest of the ODI series against South Africa after all, as his wrist was cleared of serious injury.

Guptill found his wrist damaged during the first ODI while fielding, as he dived to take a catch and jammed his hand into the very hard field at Centurion. He had to leave the field, and didn't bat for long.

It was feared he would be ruled out of the series but the Black Caps' twitter feed revealed: "Update on @Martyguptill: There is no fracture in his hand.

"He'll be monitored daily with a hope to still play a part in the series #savnz"

If he is not able to play on Sunday, it will be a big blow to the Kiwis' batting, who have already lost Ross Taylor to injury on this tour, and are missing Brendon McCullum and Corey Anderson as well.

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