Kane Williamson: Kane Williamson was injured in the very first match of IPL 2023 and he is not only out of this tournament but also out of World Cup 2023. Although he is in the mood to make New Zealand the champion by being in the second role.
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New Delhi, The start of IPL 2023 proved to be very bad for Kane Williamson. because in the very first matchHe had suffered such an injury after which he was ruled out of the tournament as well as it is impossible for him to play in the World Cup 2023 as well. Williamson has suffered an injury to his right knee and has also undergone surgery. However, now the news is that these players will come to India for the World Cup despite injury.
Kane Williamson will stay with the Kiwi team not as a player but as a mentor of the team. Kane Williamson has a long experience, he can help his fellow players in tournaments like the World Cup. His advice can be useful for the team. In the last World Cup, under his captaincy, New Zealand reached the finals but in the end England managed to become the world champion.
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New Zealand did not give up hope on Kane Williamson
By the way, New Zealand head coach Gary Stead has not given up hope on Kane Williamson. Gary Stead still feels that Kane Williamson can still be fit till the World Cup. However, if this does not happen, then he will remain with the team and his job will be to guide.
Who will play in place of Williamson?
Now the question is, if Kane Williamson is not able to play the World Cup, then who will replace him in the team? Or who can be a part of the playing XI in his place? It is believed that left-handed batsman Mark Chapman can be given a place in the playing eleven. Chapman had recently won the team by scoring a brilliant century in the T20 series against Pakistan. He had scored an unbeaten 104 runs in 57 balls.
Well New Zealand does not lack talent but one thing is true that if Kane WilliamsonIf he is not able to play then it will be a big blow for this team.
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