Michael Bracewell, New Zealand batting Allrounder has been ruled out of the ICC ODI World Cup 2023 because rupturing his right achilles while batting for the Worcestershire Rapids in the English T20 Blast.
The 32-year-old Bracewell will undergo surgery in the UK on Thursday to get rehabilitation, It makes him unavailable for the upcoming 2023 World Cup which is scheduled to be played in Oct-Nov in India.
New Zealand coach Gary Stead said, “Bracewell’s absence as big loss for the team. We always feel for the player when injury strikes and they especially when it means they will have to miss a world event”.
“Actually Michael is a great player and he has a fantastic 15 months for the Blackcaps since his international debut”.
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Know more about Michael Bracewell
- Full name : Michael Gordon Bracewell
- Born : 14 February 1991
- Birth place : Masterton, Wairarapa
- Age : 32 years
- Role : Batting all-rounder
- Bowling : Right-arm off break
- Batting : Left-handed