After winning the World Test Championship, Kiwi captain Ken Williamson described him with a special feeling before crediting the victory over India to a team effort, from both the batting and bowling unit. Williamson also admitted he had a special feeling for the BlackCaps and credited him with Taylor’s experiment.
Reaching the World Test Championship final, New Zealand had just passed the English challenge, defeating the hosts 1-0 in the two-legged series, tipping the final a bit in their favour. However, it was the strong Indian team that only lost to New Zealand in the entire Test World Championship campaign.
It wasn’t only India, who were against them, as the weather constantly threatened to spoil the final, with play continuing for two days in the water. However, on other days, New Zealand put up an absolute show, with racket and ball, to beat the Indian challenge, winning the final by eight wickets. At no time did Team BlackCaps look like they would be second.
While Williamson was fired for 49 in the first rounds, his second in-round effort, unbeaten 52 ensured the BlackCaps won their first World Test Championship final. The Kiwi captain described the win as a “special feeling” and stated that it was a good idea to get past the jinx, as the BlackCaps lost the last two. International Criminal Court The 2019 and 2015 Cricket World Cup Finals, in the post-match presentation.
“Very special feeling, a pair of confidants [in ICC finals]Good to have one below the belt. I would like to thank Virat and the Indian team, they are an amazing team, we know how challenging it will be. It was amazing, the heart our team showed to cross the streak, a great test match. I was part of [NZ cricket] For a short while, it feels very special, for the first time in our history we come out with a world title,” Williamson admitted in the presentation after the match.
“We’ve had 22 players over the past two years, and they all played their part, the assistant staff and the players that played this match, it’s a special achievement to be enjoyed,” he added.
Not only that, the Kiwi captain also praised the entire team for putting up a show, stating that he saw a lot of heart and commitment to their style of cricket in the final. While he credited India for putting up a tough show, the right-handed batsman insisted the game ebb and flow to prepare for an interesting finish.
“We know we don’t always have the stars, we depend on bits and pieces to stay in the game and to compete. We’ve seen a lot of heart and commitment to our style of cricket in this game, and we know how strong this Indian side is in all circumstances. It’s not always easy in a match A one time trial final, we respect that, and for the whole six days it ebbs and flows, nobody really had the upper hand, and it came to the last day which was great for the fans. [batting in the first innings]. Amazing attack, they don’t give you much to hit.”
In the first innings, the BlackCaps found themselves reeling at 135/5, chasing the first rounds for India with a total of 217. However, beneficial contributions are of a lower rank, with 30 of the Tim Southee And 21 players from Kyle Jamison gave them a poor lead in the final. Williamson also credited the efforts of the big hitter Ross Taylor during the engagement.
“We saw a lot of lower rank hearts who came and tried to shove us into some kind of lead. It was a very sporty deck, there were only four days of cricket and there was always a chance of a hit. Ross is very experienced and very calm in such Attitudes, and it was so nice to be in a partnership with Ross and to finally be there. A special feeling we’ve never felt before.”
As Williamson mentioned, BJ WatlingThe career of the whole team will be celebrated and he added that he brilliantly “embodies” the team.
“[BJ Watling] I don’t know if he will retire anymore or not [chuckles]. He is a distinguished member, a leader in our group, and truly represents our team. A fickle performance, close to his heart, because he is a fickle player. A great occasion to celebrate, great cricket, and obviously a great run to celebrate.”