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Guyana Amazon Warriors call up Nic Maddinson as Hero CPL replacement for Martin Guptill

The attacking left-handed opening batsman captained the Sydney Sixers in the 2015/16 Big Bash

Nic Maddinson has been a star at the Big Bash League

Guyana Amazon Warriors have added Australian international Nic Maddinson to their squad for the remainder of the Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) campaign as Martin Guptill has been called up to the New Zealand squad for the forthcoming tour of Zimbabwe.

Guptill will play his final game of the Hero CPL tonight against Jamaica Tallawahs in Sabina Park.

Maddinson, 24, made his international debut against India in 2013, scoring 34 off 16 balls, and has represented Australia on two occasions in T20 Internationals.

The attacking left-handed opening batsman captained the Sydney Sixers in the 2015/16 Big Bash and in 50 T20 career innings he averages 23.93. In 56 First-Class matches to date, Maddinson has scored 3,417 runs at an average of 37.14, including seven centuries and he will link up with the Amazon Warriors squad for the match away to St. Lucia Zouks on 24th July in the Darren Sammy National Cricket Stadium (5pm).

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