ELLINGTON

Adam Milne has been ruled out of the Twenty20 series against South Africa, after picking up an Achilles injury while warming-up for a first-class game on Monday. He will be replaced by Mark Gillespie, who is returning to international cricket after a nine-month injury lay-off. Milne, 20, injured his leg while exercising just prior to his game for Central Districts against Wellington the Plunket Shield.