Kolkata, Sep 30: New Zealand were dealt with a heavy blow on Friday (Sep 30) morning, the first day of their second Test against India, as captain Kane Williamson was ruled out due to illness.
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Ross Taylor will be leading the Kiwis in this Test which starts at the Eden Gardens.
Team news: Kane Williamson has been ruled out of the BLACKCAPS 2nd Test in Kolkata with illness. Ross Taylor will captain side #indvnz ^CE— BLACKCAPS (@BLACKCAPS) September 30, 2016
Kane Williamson had missed just one Test before today - at Dunedin Dec 2013 vs WI (drawn)— Mohandas Menon (@mohanstatsman) September 30, 2016
Had fractured thumb at Mirpur in Oct 2013#IndvNZ
"Kane out will illness. Ross to captain," team media manager callum Elder told IANS.