Board of Control for Cricket in India took to their official social media accounts

The BCCI confirmed that Shreyas will be heading to the National Cricket Academy (NCA) for further assessment and management.

Selection Committee has named Rajat Patidar as the replacement for Shreyas Iyer.

"Team India batter Shreyas Iyer has been ruled out of the upcoming 3-match ODI series against New Zealand due to a back injury. He will be heading to the National Cricket Academy (NCA) for further assessment and management.

Shreyas Iyer was a part of the recently-concluded ODI series against Sri Lanka

While the BCCI made the big announcement, however, the exact nature of the injury, recovery time, or details of when he suffered the injury have not been divulged by the Indian board, where he played in all three games.

Rohit Sharma and Rahul Dravid now have no selection dilemmas

KL Rahul, Axar Patel and now Shreyas all three out of the New Zealand series, Ishan Kishan looks all set for a comeback being the wicketkeeper in the IND vs NZ 1st ODI. Shubman Gill, who slammed a fine century in his last ODI will also continue.

India’s updated ODI squad against New Zealand

Rohit Sharma (Captain), Shubman Gill, Ishan Kishan (wk), Virat Kohli, Suryakumar Yadav, KS Bharat (wk), Hardik Pandya (vice-captain), Rajat Patidar, Washington Sundar, Shahbaz Ahmed, Shardul Thakur, Yuzvendra Chahal, Kuldeep Yadav, Mohd. Shami, Mohd. Siraj, Umran Malik.