Apart from Kane Williamson, New Zealand star pacer Trent Boult will also return home after the two-match Test series against Sri Lanka.
The match officials' report at the end of the first Test between Sri Lanka and New Zealand had expressed concerns about the bowling actions of both players.
New Zealand have the opportunity to displace India from the top of the Test rankings if they complete a clean sweep over Sri Lanka.
Kane Williamson saw an exponential rise in his global fan base after the World Cup 2019 in the UK, where he led his team to the final leading from the front.
Steve Smith scored centuries in both innings of the first Ashes Test and closed in on Virat Kohli and Kane Williamson on the ICC Test batsmen's rankings.
Ben Stokes insisted that Kane Williamson was more deserving of the award than him as he led his side to the final of World Cup 2019 "with distinction and honour".
After helping England claim their maiden World Cup title, Ben Stokes received a nomination for 'New Zealander of the Year' award.
Kane Williamson, instead of questioning the rules, congratulated opposition England and hailed their campaign.
Sachin Tendulkar was not convinced with the tie-breaker rule which suggests the team with most boundary count wins the match.
Despite the fact that it was not runs but boundaries which decided the eventual outcome of the World Cup 2019 final, an extra run awarded to England probably cost New Zealand the match and the trophy.
England winning World Cup 2019 in controversial circumstances is an issue that refuses to die down.
New Zealand going down to England in the World Cup 2019 final on a boundary count after the match and Super Over were tied has not gone down well with most people.
New Zealand suffered a defeat to England on count of boundaries in the World Cup final at Lord's.
New Zealand skipper Kane Williamson had also said that it was a "real shame" that the World Cup final was decided in such a way.
New Zealand coach Gary Stead said such a thrilling match, which has been hailed by many experts as the greatest one-day game in history, deserved a better way to determine the result.
New Zealand lost to England in the World Cup final at the Lord's on Sunday due to an inferior boundary count.
The four overthrows that accrued when the ball deflected off the diving Ben Stokes' bat and ran to the boundary during the World Cup 2019 had a telling effect of the outcome of the final.
New Zealand matched England's score of 15 in Super Over but in gut-wrenching fashion lost the final as England scored more boundaries in the match.