Devon Conway, New Zealand’s opener, was ruled out of the fourth T20 International against Pakistan in Christchurch on Friday due to a COVID-19 positive test.
“Conway has been in isolation at the team’s Christchurch hotel after testing positive yesterday,” New Zealand Cricket (NZC) said.
“He will continue to be monitored ahead of Sunday’s final match against Pakistan.”
Chad Bowes, a Canterbury Kings hitter, will join the team to cover for Conway.
NZC also confirmed that bowling coach Andre Adams had tested positive for COVID.
Spinner Mitch Santner, who is leading New Zealand in the absence of injured regular captain Kane Williamson, missed the series opener for the same reason.
New Zealand had a 3-0 lead in the five-match series, with Shaheen Afridi taking over as Pakistan’s T20 captain.