DC vs GT: Why is Kane Williamson Not Playing Today’s IPL 2023 Match? Check GT Playing XI

Updated on: Apr 4, 2023 7:02 pm IST

Kane Williamson Not Playing DC vs GT IPL 2023

In an important news update, the Gujarat Titans (GT) will miss the services of their senior overseas batsman Kane Williamson as he has been ruled out of the remaining Indian Premier League (IPL 2023) season. After winning their maiden IPL trophy during their debut IPL 2022 season, the Gujarat Titans handed a crushing 5-wicket defeat to the Chennai Super Kings during their IPL 2023 opening match. The Gujarat Titans under the captaincy of Hardik Pandya have once again gained the winning momentum and will want to extend the same.

DC vs GT: Why is Kane Williamson Not Playing Today’s IPL 2023 Match?

Earlier, the Gujarat Titans released an official statement that Kane Williamson will no longer participate in the remainder of the IPL 2023 season due to a serious knee injury. The New Zealand skipper sustained the injury while fielding near the boundary line in the IPL 2023 opener against Chennai Super Kings in Ahmedabad. He landed hard on his right knee and was seen in a lot of pain while leaving the field during the first innings. Williamson did not came out to bat in the second innings as the Gujarat Titans used Sai Sudharsan as the Impact Player. However, he has now been ruled out from the entire T20 competition.

“It is sad to lose Kane to injury so early in the tournament. We wish him a speedy recovery, with the hope of seeing him in action very soon,” Vikram Solanki, Titans’ director of cricket, stated in a media release.

GT Playing 11

1. Shubman Gill
2. Wriddhiman Saha
3. Hardik Pandya (C)
4. Sai Sudharsan
5. David Miller
6. Rahul Tewatia
7. Rashid Khan
8. Alzarri Joseph
9. Mohammed Shami
10. Joshua Little
11. Yash Dayal

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Kane Williamson IPL 2023 Price

During the IPL 2023 auction, the Gujarat Titans bought experienced New Zealand batsman Kane Williamson at a price of INR 2 Crore. Earlier, Williamson was captaining the Sunrisers Hyderabad until IPL 2022 season when the SRH franchise released him ahead of the auction.

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