World Cup 2023: Williamson suffers fracture in comeback match after six months

The New Zealand team confirmed an undisplaced left thumb fracture after scans

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Williamson suffered an ACL rupture in Ahmedabad during the IPL 2023 opener in March

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He was out for six months and underwent surgery

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The skipper returned with two outings in NZ’s warm-up games

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He did not feature in its opening two wins vs ENG and NED

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Williamson struck an 81-ball fifty against Bangladesh in a 246 chase

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He later retired hurt on 78 after getting hit on his left hand

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Tom Blundell will join the squad as cover for the captain

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