New Zealand endured a blow in front of the ODI arrangement against India as their captain was excluded for two or three games because of a shoulder injury. In his absence, wicketkeeper-batsman Tom Latham will lead Kiwis and Mark Chapman is recalled as his replacement.
Williamson first hurt his shoulder in the third T20 against India in the simply closed arrangement and didn’t include in the last two games. Even though the x-rays revealed nothing serious, the team management has opted for a cautious approach with a test series to follow as well. However, New Zealand is hopeful that the skipper will be back to lead the side in the final ODI on February 11 in Mount Maunganui.
Kane has had an x-ray scan which cleared him of anything serious, yet it is best for his recuperation that he abstains from disturbing the joint for the following not many days,” Team physio Vijay Vallabh said. He will proceed with his wellness instructional courses consistently and will begin batting again on Friday with the possibility of being accessible for game three next Tuesday.
The injury to Kane gives Chapman a chance to make a rebound into the national side with the 22-year-old having last played an ODI right around two years prior. He comes in on a fine run of structure, having as of late scored a very long time against India An in the third informal match and in the four-day game. Both these hundreds came in at number six which will give Kiwis a dependable alternative down the order.
The primary game is booked to be played on February 5 in Hamilton and the subsequent match will be hung on eighth in Auckland. The third match will be hung on eleventh in Mount Maunganui. The test arrangement will begin on February 21.