Williamson confident he’ll be fit for England Tests

The Tribune

The Tribune

Author 2019-11-10 09:48:00


Wellington: New Zealand skipper Kane Williamson is confident of regaining full fitness and recover from an “ongoing niggle” before the start of the two-Test series against England beginning November 21. Williamson is not part of the ongoing five-match T20I series because of a hip injury and Tim Southee is leading the Black Caps in his absence. “It’s been an ongoing niggle, really,” he said. “That comes at goes. It is settling, which is nice. A lot of (the last few months) has been rehab to get the hip right.”

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