Babar Azam’s sportsmanship for Kane Williamson wins hearts

Williamson hurt his knee during the IPL. It is a big setback because New Zealand will miss him at the ODI World Cup in the fall.

Babar Azam, Pakistan’s all-format captain, hoped Kane Williamson will recover swiftly from his Indian Premier League injury (IPL).

Williamson hurt his knee during the IPL. It is a big setback for New Zealand because it makes it unlikely that he will be able to play in the one-day World Cup later this year. “Come back better. Kane Williamson, get well soon! Babar posted a photo hugging the New Zealand captain.

The New Zealand Cricket Board said Williamson would need right knee surgery. Scans showed he tore his anterior cruciate ligament while fielding for the Gujarat Titans in the IPL. Due to injury recovery time, Williamson is unlikely to play in this year’s ICC ODI Cricket World Cup in India.

In a statement, Williamson thanked both the Gujarat Titans and New Zealand Cricket for the help they had given him since his injury. “It’s a bummer to get harmed so badly” he admitted. “but for now I’m focused on having surgery and beginning rehabilitation.” It’ll be a while before I can play again, but I’ll do everything I can to speed up the process. Williamson assured the players that he would do anything he could to improve their chances of winning the World Cup.

The New Zealand captain will likely have knee surgery in the next three weeks. Williamson hurt his knee when he tried to catch a ball in the first IPL game last Friday. The Kiwi is one of the best batsmen in cricket. He was a big reason why they made it all the way to the 2019 World Cup final.

After a tie in final England beat New Zealand in a nail-biting Super Over. Because of the number of boundaries. Williamson stepped down as the Test captain for New Zealand in December. He is still in charge of the ODI and T20 teams.

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