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ENG vs NZ 2nd Test: New Zealand captain Williamson ruled out of second test due to corona positive

ENG vs NZ 2nd Test: Corona has also entered the Test series between New Zealand and England. New Zealand captain Kane Williamson has been found corona infected. All the players were tested for Covid before the match and Williamson’s report has come positive in this investigation.

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Kane Williamson has been out of the second test after being infected with Corona :-

Williamson has been ruled out of the second match of the Test series after being infected with Corona. His Hashim Rutherford has been included in the team, while Tom Latham will be seen captaining the team.

ENG vs NZ 2nd Test: Gary Stead, ” Kane Williamson will be in isolation for 5 days” :-

New Zealand coach Gary Stead said Williamson had mild symptoms of the coronavirus and tested positive for the rapid antigen test. Now he will be in isolation for five days. The corona report of the rest of the players of the New Zealand team has come negative.

Big blow to New Zealand team :-

New Zealand lost the first match of the three-Test series by five wickets. After this, the Kiwi team will have to win the second Test in any case to keep the hope of victory in this series.

Earlier, the exclusion of Captain Kane Williamson from the team is a big blow for New Zealand. Apart from captaincy, Williamson is also a very important player for New Zealand as a batsman.

Desperate to keep the three-Test series alive after losing the first match by five wickets, the defeat of main batsman Williamson is a big blow for New Zealand.

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Williamson is disappointed to be out in the Do or Die match :-

Stead confirmed that opener Tom Latham would take over as captain and that Hamish Rutherford has been called in as Kane Williamson ‘s replacement.

“It’s a shame for Kane to be forced to withdraw on the eve of such an important match. We all understand his position at this point and know how disappointed he will be,” Stead said.

Williamson’s replacement in New Zealand’s squad, Hamish Rutherford, is already in England and playing T20 cricket for the Leicestershire Foxes. He played his last Test seven years ago.

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