Missing New Zealand’s Test tour of England to fulfil his Indian Premier League commitments is not the “preferred thing” for skipper Kane Williamson, who will see how the situation unfolds before arriving at a decision.
The IPL is likely to start in the second week of April and its knockout matches may stretch till early June, potentially clashing with New Zealand’s first Test in England, which starts on June 2 at the Lord’s.
“It’s certainly not the preferred thing,” Williamson was quoted as saying by ESPNCricinfo.
“I know when plans were put in place that wasn’t the idea then, but as we’ve seen, you can make plans in this day in age and very rarely do they go according to plan.
“For us it’s being able to adapt as quickly as possible. We still have to wait and see when dates are finalised to truly know what is happening before any decision is made but the ideal scenario is to be…