New Zealand captain Kane Williamson, who suffered an injury while playing for Gujarat Titans in the Indian Premier League (IPL), could be ruled out of the ODI World Cup to be held in India later this year. Williamson returned to New Zealand after suffering the injury and on Tuesday it was confirmed by scans that he would need surgery on his right knee. Williamson suffered the injury while fielding for Gujarat Titans against Chennai Super Kings in Ahmedabad.
According to the statement of New Zealand Cricket, this right-handed batsman will be operated within the next three weeks. Williamson expressed his gratitude to New Zealand Cricket and his IPL franchise after receiving the news.
He said, “I have received a lot of support in the past and for this I express my gratitude to Gujarat Titans. It is natural that I am disappointed to have such an injury, but my focus is now on the surgery and then getting back to fitness.
Williamson said, “It will take some time but I will do everything possible from my side to get back on the field as soon as possible.” It seems impossible for Williamson to be fully fit till the ODI World Cup to be held in October-November.
Williamson said, “I am looking forward to how I can support head coach Gary Stead and the team over the next few months.” Is.
“We have not given up hope but it seems impossible considering the current situation,” he said. Our feelings are with Kane right now. It is a difficult time for them. This is not the kind of injury you were expecting. It is really a blow.
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