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New Zealand's IPL-based Test players to leave for UK on May 11

Four members of the Test contingent will leave India for the UK on May 11

kane-williamson-srh-dc-pti Kane Williamson of Sunrisers Hyderabad raises his bat after scoring his fifty against Delhi Capitals | PTI

Four members of New Zealand's Test contingent involved in the now-suspended IPL, including captain Kane Williamson, will leave India for the United Kingdom on May 11 while the rest will make their way back home on Friday, the country's cricket board has announced.

New Zealand are scheduled to play hosts England in a two-match Test series, beginning on June 2

New Zealand are scheduled to play hosts England in a two-match Test series, beginning on June 2, before facing India in the World Test Championships final at Southampton from June 18.

"We've worked closely with the BCCI and the IPL franchises on the various departure strategies and we're very appreciative of their support during what is, clearly, a very challenging time," New Zealand Cricket (NZC) chief executive David White said in a statement on Thursday.

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