New Zealand captain Kane Williamson out of second Test against India due to illness


The star batsman Williamson missed training on Thursday and was ruled out before the start of play in Kolkata on Friday.

Ross Taylor will captain New Zealand in Williamson’s absence, which is a huge blow to the tourists.

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

India claimed a 197-run win in the opening match and can seal the three-Test series.