Guptill suffered a crushing blow to his left toe from a Haris Rauf supply simply earlier than he was dismissed for 17 throughout New Zealand‘s five-wicket loss to Pakistan in Sharjah on Tuesday.
The skilled opening batsman was thought of a uncertain starter for Sunday’s Tremendous 12 sport in opposition to India in Dubai.
“Martin Guptill’s left large toe is badly bruised and fairly sore however the sense is that he’ll nonetheless be obtainable for Sunday night time’s sport,” New Zealand Cricket stated in a press release.
“He shall be additional assessed at coaching tomorrow (Friday).”
New Zealand will prepare on Friday and Saturday forward of the India sport, with either side having misplaced their opening Tremendous 12 sport in opposition to Pakistan.
The Black Caps have already misplaced quick bowler Lockie Ferguson for the match resulting from a calf muscle tear.