Taylor out, Southee back in New Zealand Test squad against Australia

Ross Taylor of New Zealand bats during their 5th ODI match against Sri Lanka, at the Bay Oval in Mount Maunganui, on January 5, 2016Senior New Zealand batsman Ross Taylor has been ruled out of next week’s first Test against Australia, putting rising batting star Henry Nicholls in line for his debut. The squad announced Friday on the eve of the second ODI against Australia also includes Matt Henry, New Zealand’s form bowler in limited overs cricket, and Corey Anderson who missed the November Test series in Australia.

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