Karachi: New Zealand captain Kane Williamson has been dominated out of the second Take a look at towards England at Edgbaston as a result of his persistent elbow damage.
Opener Tom Latham, the facet’s vice-captain, will lead the crew in Williamson’s absence. He beforehand led towards Australia on the SCG in January 2020 and West Indies at Wellington in December.
The damage shouldn’t be anticipated to rule him out of the World Take a look at Championship closing towards India, which begins on June 18 on the Ageas Bowl.
“It’s not a straightforward resolution for Kane to must miss a Take a look at, however we expect it’s the fitting one,” Gary Stead, New Zealand’s head coach, stated.
“He’s had an injection in his elbow to alleviate the irritation he’s been experiencing when he bats and a interval of relaxation and rehabilitation will assist maximise his restoration,” he added.
Williamson will likely be changed within the New Zealand facet by Will Younger, the top-order batter who gained each of his Take a look at caps so far within the dwelling sequence towards West Indies in December.