Kane Williamson on IPL Auction: New Zealand captain Kane Williamson has been released by Sunrisers Hyderabad ahead of the IPL 2023 mini auction. This decision of this franchise was quite surprising as Hyderabad had retained Kane in the mega auction last year by paying a hefty amount. Although his performance in the last season of IPL was not good. At the same time, before the mini auction of IPL 2023, Kane Williamson was asked whether he would be auctioned. He gave a very good answer on this.
Kane gave a big statement on his own auction
In the press conference on the eve of the first ODI between India and New Zealand, Kiwi captain Kane Williamson was asked if you will be bid for in the auction for IPL 2023. To this, Ken replied that ‘you know I will have to wait and see the auction. It’s not up to me. People themselves decide about their team and what they want. This is how it works’. Although speculations are being made that many franchises can make big bids on Williamson in the auction.
How was the journey to Hyderabad
New Zealand captain Kane Williamson played a total of 76 matches for Hyderabad in 8 years, in which he scored 2101 runs at an average of 36.22 and a strike rate of 126.03. He captained the team in a total of 46 matches. He was made the captain of the team after David Warner in 2018.
In last year’s season, the team won only 6 out of 14 matches. The team finished IPL 2022 at number 8. Before this mini auction, the team had released Kane Williamson.