Wellington: New Zealand batsman Ross Taylor has been ruled out of the upcoming South Africa series after suffering a groin injury during a training session in Harare.
The 31-year-old prolific batsman was also ruled out of the third and deciding one-day international against Zimbabwe, which is currently underway.
Taylor scored his 15th ODI century in the first game against Zimbabwe and also moved within one of
Nathan Astle's ODI century record, Stuff.co.nz reported.
New Zealand will tour South Africa for two Twenty20s and three ODIS beginning next week.