Kane Williamson: New Zealand limit Yorkshire signing's county availability


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Kane Williamson will play fewer games for Yorkshire this summer after Cricket New Zealand reduced his availability.

Kiwi captain Williamson, 27, had agreed a deal to play four County Championship and 11 T20 Blast matches this summer.

But he will now be available for three Championship and nine T20 games for Yorkshire between 20 July-29 August.

“We’re frustrated and counties are having to deal with this sort of thing all the time,” said director of cricket Martyn Moxon.

He told the club website: