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Kane Williamson to captain New Zealand in Test series against England

Kane Williamson will return to captain New Zealand for next month’s Test series against England after the Black Caps named a quartet of uncapped players in a 20-strong touring squad.Williamson has not featured for the Kiwis since November because of a persistent elbow injury and missed the drawn home series against Bangladesh and South Africa as a consequence.But he is back in action in the Indian Premier League and will now steward the world Test champions against Ben Stokes’ England for a three-match series that starts at Lord’s on June 2.Seamers Jacob Duffy and Blair Tickner, all-rounder Michael Bracewell and...
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New Zealand loses Kane Williamson for South Africa tests

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Captain Kane Williamson will miss New Zealand’s two-test home cricket series against South Africa with an elbow injury. The strain injury, which can’t be corrected by surgery, also caused Williamson to miss New Zealand’s recent series against Bangladesh. His most recent test was against India in November.
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Bat & Ball: Manoj Bajpayee bonds with NZ skipper Kane Williamson

Mumbai, Dec 20 (SocialNews.XYZ) Manoj Bajpayee and Kane Williamson recently bonded over cricket and entertainment. The 'Aligarh' actor even asked the New Zealand skipper to not be "a minimum guy" and to give his best shot to every endeavour.

Kane Williamson: New Zealand captain ruled out by elbow injury

New Zealand captain Kane Williamson will require a "sustained period of rest" after an elbow injury ruled him out of the second Test against India. The tendon issue also saw Williamson, 31, third in the Test batting rankings, miss a Test against England in June. In his place, Tom Latham...
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Kane Williamson, Trent Boult provide only resistance as New Zealand remains Australia's bunny

Kane Williamson taking on, and knocking out, Mitchell Starc will permanently become part of the highlight reels of the 2021 T20 World Cup final. Of the ten fours and three sixes Williamson willed away with his dodgy elbow, there is one that did not come against Starc, and one that will likely be forgotten. It is also one that perhaps best brings out his T20 batting genius, or plainly, his genius.

Pakistan have come to T20 WC full of confidence: Kane Williamson

Sharjah [UAE], October 25 (ANI): New Zealand skipper Kane Williamson said the Pakistan team has come to the T20 World Cup "full of confidence" and the Babar Azam-led side on Sunday showed why they are one of the favourites in the competition. Shaheen Afridi, Babar Azam and Mohammad Rizwan helped...

Kane Williamson confident over fitness for T20 World Cup

Kane Williamson anticipates being fit to lead New Zealand at the forthcoming Twenty20 World Cup after playing down concerns over hamstring and elbow troubles.The Black Caps are seeking a global double in 2021 after being crowned inaugural world Test champions earlier this year and among their key figures is captain Williamson, who has been battling niggling issues in recent months.Managing his elbow, in particular, has led to him being briefly sidelined on a number of occasions this year and he admitted that he is still feeling lingering discomfort from gripping the bat and extending his arm.But he believes a period...

IPL: Jason Roy & Kane Williamson lead Sunrisers Hyderabad past Rajasthan Royals

Rajasthan Royals 164-5 (20 overs): Samson 82 (57 balls); Kaul 2-36 Sunrisers Hyderabad 167-3 (18.3 overs): Roy 60 (42), Williamson 51* (41) Jason Roy and Kane Williamson led Sunrisers Hyderabad to only their second Indian Premier League win of 2021 as they beat Rajasthan Royals. England opener Roy replaced David...