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3 CSK players who might replace Kane Williamson as New Zealand captain

3 CSK players who might replace Kane Williamson as New Zealand captain

Check out 3 CSK players who can replace Kane Williamson as New Zealand skipper.

In a current development, New Zealand captain, Kane Williamson decided to step down from the post and declined a central contract for the 2024-25 season. The Blackcaps had a torrid time in the ongoing T20 World Cup as they were knocked out of the group stages. With Kane Williamson leaving the New Zealand’s captain post, several contenders have emerged for the post. Let us check out 3 players from Chennai Super Kings (CSK) who might replace Williamson as New Zealand captain.

CSK players who might lead New Zealand

Probable contenders for New Zealand captain

Mitchell Santner

Santner remains a leading contender for the captaincy role. Whenever New Zealand Cricket has rested Williamson, the 32-year-old has often been the preferred choice. To date, he has led the Black Caps in 23 games: 22 T20Is and one ODI. His track record as captain is solid, with 12 wins out of 22 T20Is and a victory in the solitary ODI.

Daryl Mitchell

Despite being in his 30s, Mitchell remains a viable option, as he hasn’t shown any intention of stepping away from the game soon. The CSK all-rounder holds a lot of experience and can deliver in crunch situations for the Blackcaps.

Devon Conway

CSK opener, Devon Conway is another good option as New Zealand skipper. The left-handed batter has been a part of the Kiwi squad for the past 3-4 years and has been consistent with the bat. Conway can be a good option to lead the Blackcaps in future.

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