Hardik Pandya got a shock after the victory, veteran players included in playing-XI out of IPL: report

New Delhi. Hardik Pandya has made a great debut as captain in IPL 2023 as well. Defending champions Gujarat Titans defeated Chennai Super Kings by 5 wickets in the first match of the 16th season of T20 League. But after the match, Pandya got bad news. New Zealand veteran Kane Williamson has been ruled out of IPL 2023 due to injury. He was included in the playing-XI in the first match, but he was injured while fielding while saving a six. Recently, Gujarat had included him in the team in the auction. He was the captain of Sunrisers Hyderabad last season.

With the arrival of Kane Williams, Gujarat Titans got a reliable batsman in the middle order. In the last season, Vijay Shankar could not show any special game at number-3. According to the news of Sports Tak, Kane Williamson has been ruled out of IPL 2023 due to injury. He was injured in the 13th over of the match. After this, 2 support staff of the team took him out with support. Since then, confusion was being expressed about his playing. Although he did save 2 runs before getting injured.

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After the match, Captain Hardik Pandya also gave an update about Kane Williamson. He said that he has a knee injury. I also messaged him, but I do not know the update of the injury. He has gone for a scan. Something will be known only after the doctor’s examination. Williamson, 32, has so far scored 2101 runs in 78 matches at an average of 36 in the IPL. Has also hit 18 half-centuries. 89 runs is the best performance.

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