Matt Henry earns a late call-up for Black Caps

MARK GEENTY
Last updated 15:53 30/01/2014

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Canterbury pace bowler Matt Henry has been summoned to the Black Caps squad for the final one-day cricket international against India in Wellington tomorrow.

Henry was called in as cover, with team management confirming that paceman Tim Southee will be rested tomorrow before the two-test series.

All-rounder Corey Anderson is also battling some minor niggles, which might prompt coach Mike Hesson to rest him for a second successive game before the tests.

New Zealand lead the five-match ODI series 3-0.

Henry, 22, is among the country's up-and-coming pacemen and has been closely watched by the New Zealand selectors this summer.

He bowls at a good clip and can swing the ball at pace.

In his latest first-class match, he took 5-67 against Otago in Dunedin last week.

From 14 first-class matches, Henry has an impressive 55 wickets at 22.70.

He trained with the New Zealand team at the Basin Reserve today.

He will probably need an injury to another player to make the playing XI, with Mitchell McClenaghan likely to return after being rested in the fourth ODI in Hamilton.

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