Ind vs NZ: Blow to New Zealand as Kane Williamson dominated out of second India Test

New Zealand captain Kane Williamson has been ruled of the second Test against India.
New Zealand captain Kane Williamson has been dominated of the second Test in opposition to India.

MUMBAI: New Zealand skipper Kane Williamson and three key Indian gamers had been dominated out of the second Test in Mumbai on Friday by accidents, as the primary session of the match was misplaced attributable to moist floor.

Tom Latham was to guide the vacationers following Williamson’s elbow harm, in response to New Zealand cricket, whose aspect earned a hard-fought draw within the first of the two-match collection.

India’s Ajinkya Rahane (hamstring), Ishant Sharma (dislocated finger) and Ravindra Jadeja (forearm) had been all additionally dominated out, with the XI to be introduced on the toss, which was rescheduled to 11:30am (0600 GMT).

Mumbai witnessed unseasonable rain over the earlier two days and after two inspections at a sunny Wankhede Stadium, the umpires determined lunch can be taken early and the match would begin at midday.

Williamson’s troublesome left elbow “flared up” throughout the first Test in Kanpur, New Zealand coach Gary Stead mentioned.

“It has been a really tough time for Kane having to deal with such a persistent injury,” mentioned Stead.

“While we’ve been able to manage the injury through the year and the T20 World Cup, the shift to Test cricket and the increased batting load has re-aggravated his elbow.”

India skipper Virat Kohli returns to motion after he stepped down as nationwide Twenty20 captain final month following the World Cup and took a brief break.