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Ellis blow for Black Caps

New Zealand all-rounder Andrew Ellis has been ruled out of the Champions Trophy with a broken rib.

Ellis was injured in training and will not now be joining the Black Caps’ one-day international squad for the tournament or their 50-overs series against England. No replacement has yet been named.

Cricket New Zealand confirmed: "Canterbury all-rounder Andrew Ellis has been withdrawn from the Black Caps squad for the ICC Champions Trophy due to a broken rib.

"The 31-year-old suffered the injury while training in Christchurch in preparation for both the ICC Champions Trophy and a three match one-day international series against England."

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