New Zealand captain Kane Williamson to return from harm for England Check sequence


Kane Williamson has not featured for the Kiwis since November due to an elbow harm and missed the drawn house sequence towards Bangladesh and South Africa; the uncapped squad members are seamers Jacob Duffy and Blair Tickner, all-rounder Michael Bracewell and wicketkeeper Cam Fletcher

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Kane Williamson missed sequence towards Bangladesh and South Africa with an elbow harm

Kane Williamson will return to captain New Zealand for subsequent month’s Check sequence towards England after the Black Caps named a quartet of uncapped gamers in a 20-strong touring squad.

Williamson has not featured for the Kiwis since November due to a persistent elbow harm and missed the drawn house sequence towards Bangladesh and South Africa as a consequence.

However he’s again in motion within the Indian Premier League and can now steward the world Check champions towards Ben Stokes’ England for a three-match sequence that begins at Lord’s on June 2.

Seamers Jacob Duffy and Blair Tickner, all-rounder Michael Bracewell and wicketkeeper Cam Fletcher have been included as a part of an enlarged squad which will probably be whittled right down to 15 gamers earlier than the sequence.

“The red-ball tour of England first up is clearly excessive on our precedence listing and we’re wanting ahead to hitting the bottom working over there in a few weeks’ time,” New Zealand head coach Gary Stead stated.

“Touring England is at all times a special day with the individuals, the grounds and the historical past all making for an exquisite expertise.

“The English are at all times powerful in their very own circumstances and have many proficient gamers they’ll name on.”

New Zealand will probably be with out the retired duo of Ross Taylor and BJ Watling however have the opposite 13 gamers who beat India on the Ageas Bowl within the remaining of final yr’s World Check Championship.

The best of the action from day four at Edgbaston as New Zealand wrapped up victory over England in the second Test to seal a famous series win

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The very best of the motion from day 4 at Edgbaston as New Zealand wrapped up victory over England within the second Check to seal a well-known sequence win

The very best of the motion from day 4 at Edgbaston as New Zealand wrapped up victory over England within the second Check to seal a well-known sequence win

Shortly earlier than that momentous victory, New Zealand claimed their first Check success in England in 22 years after prevailing 1-Zero in a two-match sequence 11 months in the past.

“There is a motive we have solely ever received a few Check sequence over there and we all know we’ll need to be at our best to do it once more,” Stead added.

New Zealand’s squad for England tour: Kane Williamson (captain), Tom Blundell (wicketkeeper), Trent Boult, Michael Bracewell, Devon Conway, Colin de Grandhomme, Jacob Duffy, Cameron Fletcher, Matt Henry, Kyle Jamieson, Tom Latham, Daryl Mitchell, Henry Nicholls, Ajaz Patel, Rachin Ravindra, Hamish Rutherford, Tim Southee, Blair Tickner, Neil Wagner, Will Younger.



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