Worker replaces injured Broom in Black Caps T20 squad

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New Zealand have drafted in all-rounder George Worker to replace Neil Broom for the remaining two matches of the Twenty20 series against Bangladesh.

Worker, 27, comes into the squad after in-form batsman Broom was ruled out with a fractured finger, the Black Caps announced on Thursday.

Broom suffered the injury during New Zealand's six-wicket victory over Bangladesh in the opening T20 in Napier last week, and he is expected to miss 7-10 days.

Worker has made two T20 appearances for the Black Caps and as many in one-day internationals, averaging 45 runs in the 20-over format and 41 in the ODI game.

Ross Taylor was not considered for Friday's contest in Mount Maunganui due to a minor side-strain injury.