Under the leadership of Hardik Pandya, Team India defeated New Zealand in the second T20 and took a 1-0 lead in the series. The first match of the three-match series was washed out due to rain, while the third match is to be played on the 22nd. After falling behind in the series, now New Zealand has suffered another major setback. Captain Kane Williamson is out of the third T20.
According to the information, Kane Williamson will not be able to play in the third T20 match due to medical reasons. This match is to be played in Napier on 22 November at 12.00 noon Indian time.
Tim Southee will be the captain
In the absence of Kane Williamson, Tim Southee will lead the team in the third T20, while Mark Chapman has been included in the squad. According to New Zealand coach Gary Stead, Kane Williamson has a medical appointment, he was waiting for it for a long time. But it could not match with the schedule. Kane Williamson, however, will return in the ODI series.
Let us tell you that the second T20 match of the T20 series was played between India and New Zealand on Sunday. In this match, Team India won by 65 runs. Batting first, India scored 191, which included Suryakumar Yadav’s innings of 111 runs. In response, New Zealand was reduced to just 126 runs. Captain Kane Williamson played a struggling inning of 61 runs for New Zealand.
Team New Zealand for the third T20 series-
Tim Southee (Captain), Finn Allen, Michael Bracewell, Devon Conway, Lockie Ferguson, Daryl Mitchell, Adam Milne, Jimmy Neesham, Glenn Phillips, Mitchell Santner, Ish Sodhi, Mark Chapman, Blair Tickner.