IPL 2021: If fit, Kane Williamson would have played in place of Jonny Bairstow - SRH coach Trevor Bayliss

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IPL 2021: SRH caput manager Trevor Bayliss has said that Kane Williamson, who missed retired connected team's IPL 2021 opener vs KKR, would person played up of Jonny Bairstow if helium was lucifer fit. Jonny Bairstow scored an awesome 50 connected Sunday.

SRH batsman Kane Williamson (AFP Image)


  • Trevor Bayliss revealed that Kane Williamson did not play vs KKR due to the fact that helium was not lucifer fit
  • Bayliss added that a acceptable Williamson would person played successful spot of Jonny Bairstow
  • Jonny Bairstow 55 runs disconnected 40 balls successful SRH's IPL 2021 opener vs KKR connected Sunday

Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) caput manager Trevor Bayliss revealed that Kane Williamson did not play successful team's IPL 2021 opener versus Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) due to the fact that the absorption thought of giving the New Zealand skipper 'extra time' to summation lucifer fitness.

Further, the Australia manager said that if fit, Williamson would person played successful spot of England prima Jonny Bairstow.

Notably, Jonny Bairstow deed an awesome 40-ball 55 and partnered for 92 runs with Manish Pandey for the 3rd wicket aft SRH mislaid their openers David Warner and Wriddhiman Saha wrong 3 overs of the 188-run chase.

"We conscionable felt that Kane needed a small spot of other clip to get lucifer acceptable and a small spot much clip successful the nets.

"He would person played successful spot of Jonny Bairstow evidently if that had occurred. But we aren't excessively perturbed astir that, Jonny has been successful signifier precocious successful white-ball cricket present successful India. Kane volition evidently travel into calculations arsenic the tourney unfolds," Trevor Bayliss said successful the post-match property league aft SRH mislaid Sunday's lucifer by 10 runs.

Kane Williamson had besides missed retired connected the ODI and T20I bid against Bangladesh due to the fact that of the near elbow injury.

"Kane's been managing the elbow wounded to varying degrees this summertime and unluckily it hasn't improved," Shackel said.

"He evidently has a precocious measurement of grooming and playing crossed the 3 formats, which has inhibited his quality to recover.

"We judge helium present needs a play of remainder and rehabilitation to get the wounded right.

"Time-frames tin vary, but we're hopeful that, aft an archetypal rest, helium should beryllium capable to statesman rehabilitation adjacent week," New Zealand Cricket aesculapian manager Dayle Shackel had earlier said successful a statement.

SRH volition adjacent look RCB connected Wednesday.