Fact Check: Kane Williamson did not ask New Zealand government to cancel KL Rahul's visa

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A picture post is doing rounds on social media in which a quote is being attributed to New Zealand cricket captain Kane Williamson according to which he has requested the New Zealand government to cancel Indian batsman KL Rahul’s visa following his exceptional performance during India’s tour to New Zealand.

“I request the New Zealand Government… Please cancel KL Rahul’s visa,” the text attributing to Kane Willaimson read.


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NewsMobile fact-checked the above post and found that the viral quote is falsely attributed to Williamson.
Firstly, we put the exact quote through a Google search, but we didn’t find any authentic report/video in which Williamson made the above statement.

We further scanned through Kane Willaimson’s social media handles but we didn’t find such a statement made by him.
In conclusion, the above information proves that the viral quote is falsely attributed to Kane Williamson.

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