Tim Southee will captain New Zealand in the third T20I match against India after the departure of Kane Williamson. It is known that Williamson scored 61 runs in the second T20 match against India.
Ind Vs Nz 3rd T20i Kane Williamson
New Zealand captain Ken Williamson has been ruled out of the third T20 match against India. Williamson’s departure is a huge setback for the Kiwi team. It is known that the team led by Hardik Pandya took a 1-0 lead in the 3-match T20I series. The first match was canceled due to rain, but India won the second match by 65 runs. In the second T20, the Kiwis batsmen raised their hands. But the captain Kane Williamson stood with the highest score of 61 runs on behalf of that team. But, he could not win the match. After not playing in the third T20 match, Hardik Sena will get a chance to make a clean sweep.
While India will enter the field with the intention of winning the series in the third match, New Zealand is trying to level the series. Williamson was replaced by Mark Chapman in the crucial match. Veteran bowler Tim Southee will be the captain.
What is the reason?
Williamson has a doctor’s appointment on Tuesday. Due to this he will miss the third match. New Zealand captain Williamson will join the team on Wednesday. After the T20 series, there will be a 3-match ODI series between the two teams. The first match will be played in Auckland on Friday. Williamson will join the team in Auckland.
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Has the old wound been reversed?
Coach Gary Studd also clarified that this medical appointment has nothing to do with Williamson’s elbow injury. Williamson booked this appointment some time ago. But unfortunately it didn’t fit our schedule, coach said. He said that the health of the players is our priority and we look forward to seeing Kane again in Auckland. The coach said that Chapman is very excited to be back in the team after playing in the T20 World Cup and Tri-series.
Big win for India..
The first T20 match between India and New Zealand was canceled due to rain. In such conditions, the remaining matches became crucial for both the teams. India won the second match. Suryakumar Yadav played a stormy innings with 111 not out off 51 balls. This gave India a target of 192 runs for the host team. In reply, the home team collapsed for 126 runs in 18.2 overs. Kane Williamson scored 61 runs for New Zealand.
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