Tuesday, January 19, 2021

Watch: Kane Williamson’s first wicket as a New Zealand skipper

Pakistan vs New Zealand test single-handedly won by the kiwi’s as a visitors but Kane Williamson hauled his first wicket as a New Zealand skipper.

New Zealand skipper Kane Williamson stood the man of the series in the 2nd test match of 2 match series with Pakistan. Visitors Kiwi’s squad showcased the brilliant piece of performance by handing the clean sheet to the Pakistani team.

Kane Williamson’s lead side won the second test match single-handedly by one inning and 176 runs. While batting second New Zealand put the total 659 runs in the exchange of 6 wickets and declared the game on the third day of the test match.

Before then, New Zealand bowlers did exemplary work in the first inning by stopping Pakistan batters on all-out 297 on the first day. Jamieson scalped five wickets with an economy of 3.29 runs per over. Accept Mitchell and Henry’s 1 wicket other two bowlers hauled 2 wickets.

Chasing the trail in the 1st inning of New Zealand, skipper Kane Williamson led his side from the front. As he smashed a double century and just missed his triple century and went to the pavilion by smashing 238 runs along with tremendous 28 boundaries.

Watch: Kane Williamson's first wicket as a New Zealand skipper
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After his double century, Nicholls and bowler Mitchell strike impressive century knock from their bat with 157 and 102 runs respectively. Both of them smashed the 26 classic boundaries in total. Besides this, almost everyone scored a double-digit score.

In the second inning of Pakistan, they troubled a lot against the New Zealand bowlers. Once again Kiwi bowlers continued their dominance and scalped all the Pakistani batters on 186 runs and Jamieson took 6 wickets once again and honored with a player of the match.

Kane Williamson’s first wicket as a New Zealand skipper

Rather than Jamieson, pacer Trent Boult got 3 wickets and Kane Williamson took the last wicket of the series and first as a New Zealand skipper. As he delivered almost three overs with an economy of 5.3 runs per over.

In the end, Kane Williamson was honored with the ‘Player of the Series’ award. Because dominance in the batting and bowling brings him under the limelight. Therefore, his decision making and captaincy style leave the legacy for the future series.

Kane Williamson’s viral video of his first wicket:

Meanwhile, speaking in the post-match conference Kane Williamson said “It is an incredible couple of games. Even though the result on paper was in our favour, but Pakistan is a quality side. We worked hard and got lucky with a few moments. ”

Further, he added and explained that his ace bowler Kyle Jamieson is an excellent cricketer. As our bowling attack showed a brilliant performance on the field. Whereas, Daryl Mitchell’s all-rounder performance was also impressive. Hence both of them impressed everyone.

In conclusion, he said that there are many centuries yet to come from Mitchell’s bat. Runs were also coming but the Pakistani bowling attack was tough to play. Despite him, opener batter Nicholls and other players also performed well. Hence, it was a great season for us.

Jamieson’s statement about the match:

He said, “We had to graft away for decent periods. As a bowling unit, we were clinical. From my point of view, just sit back and learn. We have got the four-pronged attack. I am the fourth prong. Try and observe what these guys have done for the years. I will give it to my old cricket club (when asked about a 500 dollar donation on behalf of the main sponsors).”

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