Tuesday, January 25, 2022

IND vs NZ LIVE: New Zealand manager dries Kyle Jamieson cricket gear with ceiling fan


IND vs NZ LIVE: New Zealand’s lanky fast bowler Kyle Jamieson is currently part of the ongoing Test set-up against India. The pacer bowled really well in the first Test match at Green Park in Kanpur.

The right-arm fast bowler took 3 wickets in the first innings and 3 wickets in the second innings of the Kanpur Test match. He is currently involved in the second Test match at Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai.

Earlier, Team India captain Virat Kohli won the toss and elected to bat first. The hosts posted 325 runs on the board at the expense of all the 10 wickets. Mayank Agarwal top-scored with 150 while Axar Patel scored 52.

On the other hand, Kyle Jamieson went wicketless in the first innings. The slow left-arm orthodox spinner Ajaz Patel etched his name into record books by becoming only the third bowler to take all 10 wickets in an innings.

IND vs NZ LIVE: New Zealand manager dries Kyle Jamieson cricket gear with ceiling fan
IND vs NZ LIVE: New Zealand manager dries Kyle Jamieson cricket gear with ceiling fan

Ajaz Patel drew praises from every nook and corner of the cricket fraternity for his fabulous performance. Earlier, Kyle Jamieson went through a laundry issue before the start of the match.

Nonetheless, Kiwi manager Mike Sandle came up with a smart idea of drying the cricket gear. This particular act made the headlines on social media. He used a ceiling fan to help Jamieson dry his gear.

IND vs NZ LIVE: New Zealand manager cleverly dries Kyle Jamieson’s cricket gear

New Zealand manager adopted a flexible approach to problem-solving as he used limited resources in an innovative way. The official social media handle of the New Zealand cricket team shared the picture.

“Manager Mike Sandle solving an early laundry issue for Kyle Jamieson ahead of day two in Mumbai 👍#KiwiIngenuity #CricketNation,” they wrote in the post along with the picture.

Earlier, Jamieson expressed his thoughts on the Test opener against India that ended in a thrilling draw. Despite losing nine wickets, the Kiwis managed to fight back and played out for a draw on the final day.

“It was an awesome Test. Pretty nail-biting going down to the last wicket in the dying minutes of daylight we had. Very cool to come out with a draw like that,” said Jamieson in a video interview by New Zealand Cricket (NZC). “In Test cricket, we see a lot of victories within day three or four but to go down till the end on day five and have a thrilling draw at the end was pretty cool,” the 26-year-old added.

“I hadn’t played anything in this part of the world, especially red-ball cricket. So, trying to learn and see how my game will go in these conditions. I think that’s the beauty of Test cricket, it challenges you to play yourself all around the world.

“I have had limited experiences overseas and certainly hope through the course of my career that challenges like that. Those are the sort of things that make you drive and strive to get better and take on these challenges and learn from them,” he concluded.


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