New Zealand captain Kane Williamson provided his autographed t-shirt and Ajaz Patel donates his ball to the Mumbai Cricket Association museum


New Zealand cricketers generously donated to the museum provided by the Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA).

As left-arm spinner Ajaz Patel gave him the ball with which he achieved his historic 10 wickets in the second test against India at Wankhede Stadium as well as his match jersey, captain Kane Williamson, who missed the match due to a recurring elbow. injury, donated the T-shirt he wore in the recently held Cricket Corps series.

Kane Williamson and Ajaz Patel | BCCI

New Zealand captain Kane Williamson has provided his autographed t-shirt to the Mumbai Cricket Association for his upcoming museum

New Zealand captain Kane Williamson followed through on Ajaz Patel’s move, as the star hitter generously donated his jersey to the Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) for its next museum.

Kane Williamson (AP)
Kane Williamson (AP)

“After asking New Zealand media manager Willy Nicholls to ask his team if they can give us memorabilia for our next museum, Williamson was kind enough to provide us with his autographed t-shirt. It’s a nice gesture on his part, ”a source told MCA.

The MCA is said to have asked New Zealand media director Willy Nicholls to ask the Kiwi team if they could donate memorabilia for the planned museum in Mumbai, and Kane Williamson didn’t miss the opportunity to win more Indian hearts with his beautiful gesture.

Upon request, Kane Williamson donated the jersey he wore in the recently concluded test run against India in a nice gesture at the MCA planned museum, and the MCA was grateful for the gesture. Notably, Kane Williamson missed the second test due to an injury in Mumbai.

Ajaz Patel did not hesitate to part ways with the ball he made history with

On Tuesday, a day after Wankhede’s test, Ajaz Patel said he didn’t mind parting with the ball he made history with for the MCA’s cause.

“It’s a special memory for them to be able to keep them here. It’s also special for me to leave something in Mumbai with my name on it. Because anyone who sees it will know that I’ve been here and accomplished something, ”said the left arm spinner.

Ajaz Patel (Photo credit: ICC / Twitter)
Ajaz Patel (Photo credit: ICC / Twitter)

Earlier, New Zealand left arm Ajaz Patel donated the ball he made history with at Mumbai’s Wankhede Stadium by claiming all 10 wickets in one set in the second test against India. Mumbai-born Ajaz Patel also donated his match shirt to the MCA for the museum.

Notably, the Spinner became only the third pitcher in Test cricket history to win all 10 wickets in one round, joining Jim Laker and Anil Kumble, who had crossed the threshold in 1956 and 1999. He also recorded the best numbers for a pitcher. against India in Test cricket. India recorded a record 372-point victory over New Zealand in the second test and sealed the two-game test series 1-0.


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