No Williamson in 3rd Twenty20; Southee to lead the charge against India – Kane Williamson

Mount Maungwanui (New Zealand) ∙ Captain Kane Williamson will not be available for the third India-New Zealand Twenty20 match. Tim Southee will lead the team instead. Coach Gray Stead announced on Monday that Kane Williamson will not play in the game.

“Kane is out of the game for pre-arranged medicals. Kane Williamson was unable to take part in the match after medical tests could not be avoided. Coach Gray also said that the health of the players is very important. The coach also announced that Mark Chapman has been included in the team instead of Kane Williamson.

India won the second Twenty20 against New Zealand by 65 runs. Suryakumar Yadav scored an unbeaten 111 off 51 balls, hitting 7 sixes and 11 fours. After losing the toss, India batted first and scored 191 runs for 6 wickets in 20 overs. New Zealand batted in response and were all out for 126 runs with 7 balls to spare. The third Twenty20 game is on Tuesday.

English Summary: India vs New Zealand: Kane Williamson to miss 3rd T20I