Kane Williamson arrives in New Zealand for more treatment on his damaged knee

Kane Williamson arrives in New Zealand for more treatment on his damaged knee. Williamson force to withdraw from the IPL 2023 after suffering a major knee injury in the first game against the Chennai Super Kings.

Kane Williamson, the New Zealand ODI captain, has returned home after suffering a knee injury during an Indian Premier League match. His participation in the current mega cricket carnival canceled due to the severity of his ailment. Incidentally, Williamson damaged his knee while attempting a sensational take on the boundary in his maiden match and season for Gujarat Titans, his new IPL side.

After the devastating injury setback. Titans have officially declared that the Kiwi great will not be able to compete in the IPL 2023. Worryingly, the 2019 ODI world cup is only six months away. His injury might have a significant influence on the New Zealand team. As a result of the treatment and recovery procedure, his availability for the National team remains on a cliffhanger.

Meanwhile, Kane Williamson will meet physicians in New Zealand to determine the severity of the injury and an estimate recovery period, further complicating matters for him and the team management. Williamson just landed in Auckland, which is the first positive news since his accident.

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Kane Williamson is in good spirits after his curtailed IPL 2023 campaign

Even though the 32-year-old Kiwi batting master seemed in good spirits. Williamson spotted on crutches along with a heavy knee brace. Moreover, the Tauranga-born spoke about his current condition of the knee.

“It’s not too painful at the moment,” Kane Williamson quoted as saying by the Newshub.

The Blackcaps captain is a staple of the ODI team as well as a key element in their World Cup chances. Also, until Williamson’s comprehensive testing is finish. NZ coach Gary Stead and team management will be concerned. On Tuesday, New Zealand Cricket is anticipated to get the pending test results.

But, the manner Williamson was seen hobbling in discomfort on crutches suggests that the ace batter faces a lengthy road to recuperation and rehabilitation. Not to mention that the forthcoming One-Day International World Cup will begin on October 5 in India.

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