Gujarat Titans, the reigning champions of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022. They have suffered a major setback. Gujarat Titans star batter Kane Williamson has been ruled out for the remainder of the tournament due to a knee injury. The New Zealand captain had hurt his knee while fielding in the season opener against the Chennai Super Kings.
Kane Williamson is known for his prolific batting and exceptional leadership skills. He was a key member of the Gujarat Titans team that won the IPL last year. Kane Williamson’s absence is likely to be felt by the team. Especially in the middle order where he was expected to provide stability and a steady flow of runs. In a video shared by the franchise. Williamson can be seen leaving for the airport, expressing his disappointment at the turn of events.
“Sad to be leaving so soon. I will miss the camp for sure. See you soon,” he said. Despite the setback, the Gujarat Titans management has expressed confidence in the team’s ability to perform well without Kane Williamson. “It’s unfortunate to lose a player of Kane’s calibre, but we have a strong squad and we are confident that we can continue to perform well and defend our title,” a team official said.
Gujarat Titans Kane Williamson’s Message
Meanwhile, Williamson himself has sent a message to the Gujarat Titans fans. Thanking them for their support and wishing the team well for the remainder of the season. “Just wanna wish the Gujarat Titans team all the best for the remainder of the season. Wish I could have been there with you all but not to be. And I also want to thank the fans for all their love and support, and I look forward to a speedy recovery. Thank you,” he said in a video message.
The loss of Williamson is certainly a blow for the Gujarat Titans, but the team will be looking to regroup and continue their winning ways in the IPL 2023. With several talented players in their ranks, including the likes of AB de Villiers and Jasprit Bumrah, the Titans will be hoping to maintain their winning momentum and defend their title successfully.