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Kane Williamson to focus on Tests, will miss India T20Is

New Zealand cricket captain Kane Williamson will miss this week’s three-game T20I collection in opposition to India as he prioritises making ready for the Check collection beginning on November 25 in Kanpur. Tim Southee will captain the T20 facet for his or her first T20I conflict in opposition to India on Wednesday.

Lower than 24 hours after falling to Australia within the ICC T20 World Cup last in Dubai, Williamson and the 15-strong T20 squad arrived in Jaipur on Monday night.

After the upcoming three-match T20I collection on Wednesday, Friday and Sunday, the main focus will shift to red-ball preparation. It has been determined that Williamson will be a part of the Check specialist group already coaching in Jaipur.

Kyle Jamieson, Daryl Mitchell, Glenn Phillips, and Mitchell Santner are additionally obtainable for each collection. Lockie Ferguson’s restoration from a proper calf-strain continues to progress nicely and he’s anticipated to be obtainable for the T20 collection.

BLACKCAPS T20 squad for India: Todd Astle, Trent Boult, Mark Chapman, Lockie Ferguson, Martin Guptill, Kyle Jamieson, Adam Milne, Daryl Mitchell, Jimmy Neesham, Glenn Phillips, Mitchell Santner, Tim Seifert (wk), Ish Sodhi, Tim Southee, Kane Williamson

BLACKCAPS Check squad for India: Kane Williamson (c), Tom Blundell (wk), Kyle Jamieson, Tom Latham, Daryl Mitchell, Henry Nicholls, Ajaz Patel, Glenn Phillips, Rachin Ravindra, Mitchell Santner, Will Somerville, Tim Southee, Ross Taylor, Neil Wagner, Will Younger

The second Check begins in Mumbai on December 3.

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