New Zealand captain Kane Williamson on Thursday described his hamstring harm a “minor” one, enjoying down issues over his health forward of the Black Caps’ T20 World Cup opener towards Pakistan on October 26.
A day after New Zealand coach Gary Stead expressed confidence about his availability, Williamson additionally struck a word of optimism forward of the match in Sharjah. The match begins on October 17.
“Minor, (it’s) okay, progressing well. So, there are no complaints,” he responded to a question throughout a convention name with media organized by the ICC.
Talking about his aspect’s preparations, Williamson stated it’s nice to have former pacer Shane Bond in help workers.
Bond will work particularly with the nationwide crew’s spinners in the course of the match.
“With all his experience he has had from around the world and also particularly in this part of the world (UAE) with Mumbai (Indians in the IPL), he is very good at what he does,” Willimson stated.
“…he will assist our bowling coach and help in any way that he can, so he will be there around the group anyway, he is a lot fun,” he added.
Bond, who’s with the squad because the fourth coach is aiding bowling coach Shane Jurgensen whereas additionally working with the crew’s spinners.
He has been the bowling coach of five-time IPL champions Mumbai Indians.
New Zealand, who’ve gained the inaugural ICC World Test championship, have all the time entered ICC occasions with the under-dogs tag, however for Williamson it doesn’t matter.
“I mean the tags are tags. Everybody has different ones, so it is fine…there are match-winners throughout and anyone can beat anyone on day, so it is a pretty exciting prospect for the viewers, no doubt,” he stated.
According to Williamson, making changes rapidly is necessary in occasions just like the T20 World Cup, when sides face completely different opposition at completely different venues,” he stated.
“…it’s a fairly quick match, so that you need to hit the bottom operating and try to get a little bit of momentum early. In these kind of occasions, whenever you play completely different opposition, each kind of three days at a distinct venue, there are some changes to make fairly rapidly
“…it is great to be here to join up with the New Zealand team and lot of exciting about the group and getting involved,” Williamson added.