Joe Denly ruled out of England's T20I series with New Zealand

Joe Denly will miss the remainder of England's five-match T20I series with New Zealand after sustaining ligament damage to his ankle.

England batsman Joe Denly did not feature in the opening T20I as well.   -  Getty Images

Joe Denly has been ruled out for the remainder of England's T20 international series against New Zealand with a right ankle injury.

The Kent batsman did not feature in England's seven-wicket opening game win on Friday, having picked up the injury in practice on Thursday, with scans since showing the 33-year-old has sustained ligament damage.

A replacement will not be called up for the remaining four matches of the series with Denly to be monitored in view of a return to the Test Series against the Black Caps, which begins on November 21.

The second T20 international with New Zealand will be playing in Wellington on Sunday.