England vs New Zealand: Kane Williamson’s Left Elbow Injury Being Monitored Ahead of 2nd England Test | Cricket Newsnewstolive - June 8, 2021 98 0 COMMENTS
Kane Williamson injured his left elbow throughout the first Test towards England at Lord’s.© AFP
New Zealand head coach Gary Stead on Tuesday mentioned that skipper Kane Williamson’s left elbow harm is being monitored and a choice on his availability within the second Test towards England shall be taken on Wednesday. The first Test between England and New Zealand had ended as a draw and each the groups will now lock horns within the second Test, starting Thursday at Edgbaston. The coach has additionally mentioned that spinner Mitchell Santner has been dominated out of the second Test as a consequence of a minimize he suffered on his left index finger throughout the first Test.
“Gary Stead update, Birmingham, pace bowlers from Lord’s will not all play 2nd Test, Trent Boult available and likely to return, Mitch Santner ruled out with his cut left index finger, Kane Williamson’s left elbow injury being monitored and a decision to be made tomorrow,” the official deal with of BlackCaps tweeted.
Gary Stead replace, Birmingham:
– Pace bowlers from Lord’s will not all play 2nd Test
– Trent Boult accessible & more likely to return
– Mitch Santner dominated out along with his minimize left index finger
– Kane Williamson’s left elbow harm being monitored & a choice to be made tomorrow#ENGvNZ pic.twitter.com/2o46zoXWqw
– BLACKCAPS (@BLACKCAPS) June 8, 2021
Williamson had failed with the bat within the first Test as he recorded scores of 13 and 1.
Pacer Trent Boult who had missed the primary Test towards England is in line to play the second Test.
In the primary Test, New Zealand had performed Tim Southee, Neil Wagner, Kyle Jamieson and Colin de Grandhomme as pacers. Stead has additionally confirmed that every one these gamers won’t be that includes within the second Test towards England.
After the sequence towards England, New Zealand will face off towards India within the finals of World Test Championship (WTC), starting June 18 on the Ageas Bowl, Southampton.
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