“We remorse to announce that Kane Williamson has been moved out of Tata IPL 2023 “After struggling an harm within the season opener towards Chennai Tremendous Kings,” the Titans stated in an announcement on Twitter.
“We want our Titan a speedy restoration and sit up for his early return.”
Williamson will now journey to New Zealand for additional evaluation, the defending champions stated in a press launch.
Gujarat Titans will finalize the alternative for the right-handed batsman and an announcement might be made sooner or later.
The 32-year-old Williamson had injured his proper knee after falling on the boundary ropes whereas fielding throughout Gujarat’s five-wicket win towards Chennai.
Williamson, who was making his Gujarat Titans debut, intercepted a supply going for a possible six off CSK opener Ruturaj Gaikwad’s bat.
He managed to get his arms on the sphere of play earlier than the ball bounced over the boundary rope. However he fell awkwardly to the bottom and clutched his proper knee in ache.
He was eliminated after receiving on-field remedy and B. Sai didn’t return to bat with Sudarshan, who first got here in as an alternative fielder and later changed Williamson within the Titans’ taking part in XI underneath the affect participant rule.
Vikram Solanki, GT’s director of cricket, stated in a press launch: “It’s unlucky that Kane has been injured so early within the match. We want him a speedy restoration.”
(with company inputs)