Terry Chmiel was sent flying 30m in the air after being involved in a three-horse collision at Addington Raceway today.
The last time the Black Caps played a Test series in the UAE, they drew 1-1 against Pakistan in 2014.
The All Blacks have made one change in their side which defeated England 16-15 in Twickenham last week.
The All Blacks assistant coach's comments over the Counties-Manuaku centre's place in Ireland's side touched a raw nerve with Joe Schmidt.
The All Blacks coach has never been accused of giving the media too much information, but that’s exactly what he did when explaining why a player missed training in Dublin.
Adams told David Fizdale to take former OKC player Enes off the court during their NBA match because "he can't play defence".