Williamson’s left elbow damage being monitored, Boult to play second Test: Stead

New Zealand captain Kane Williamson has sustained an damage to his left elbow throughout the first Test towards England at Lord’s and can be monitored by the medical staff earlier than taking a name on the eve of the second Test beginning right here on Wednesday.

New Zealand coach Gary Stead additionally knowledgeable that left arm seamer Trent Boult is obtainable for the second Test, whereas one of many quick bowlers can be rested for the Birmingham recreation.

Left-arm spinner Mitchell Santner can be out with a reduce in his index finger.

‘BlackCaps’, the official twitter deal with of New Zealand Cricket, headlined a Gary Stead replace from Birmingham.

“Pace bowlers from Lord’s gained’t all play 2nd Test. Trent Boult accessible & more likely to return. Mitch Santner dominated out along with his reduce left index finger. Kane Williamson’s left elbow damage being monitored & a call to be made tomorrow,” it tweeted.

The first Test resulted in a draw.

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