India vs New Zealand WTC Final 2021: New Zealand defeated India by eight wickets to win the World Test Championship (WTC) title. With this, they became the first team to win this title. Disappointed by the defeat, Indian captain Virat Kohli called New Zealand deserving of victory in the final. He also said that if his team had scored 30 to 40 runs more in the second innings, the result of the match could have been different.
After the match, Kohli said, “Congratulations to Kane Williamson and the whole team of New Zealand. He showed great spirit in this match and got the result in a little more than three days. He kept the pressure on us continuously and he deserves this win. Were.” He also said, “The New Zealand bowlers executed their strategy well during our innings. We scored 30-40 runs less in the second innings, otherwise the result of the match could have been different.”
rhythm spoiled due to rain
At the same time, the Indian captain said that the team’s rhythm during the batting was affected due to the interruption of rain in the match. He said, “The first day of the match was washed out by rain, and when the game resumed it was difficult to regain the momentum. In the second day’s play, we lost only three wickets, but if the game continues without interruption, we will get more runs. could have made.”
Williamson told the feeling of becoming a champion
After the match, New Zealand captain Kane Williamson said that this feeling of becoming a champion is very special. He also praised Kohli and the Indian team fiercely. Williamson said, “I express my gratitude to Virat and the Indian team. They are an incredible team, we knew how challenging this match would be against them. I am happy that our team was able to register a win.” He also said, “It is a very special feeling. For the first time in our cricket history, we have won a world title. Every player who has been associated with our team in the last two years has played a part in it and it is a special achievement for all of us.” is.”
Will remember this victory for a lifetime – Ross Taylor
After the match, the hero of the team’s victory in the second innings, Ross Taylor said that he will remember this victory forever and it will be the highlight of his career. He said, “It rained a lot in the match but I will never forget the way our team came back from the initial struggle and came out victorious. There is no doubt that the pressure was enough but we did accordingly. batted.”
Tim Southee, who took four wickets in India’s second innings, said the players wanted a happy ending to the journey that began two years ago. He said, “We started this journey two years ago. It is special to sit here as champions, it has taken a lot of hard work. It is satisfying to get what we have. Our two best batsmen were at the crease so we were not too upset . We wanted to give Watling the gift of victory in this final Test of his career as well as a happy ending to this tour.
Very nice to end my career as a champion – Watling
New Zealand wicket-keeper batsman BJ Watling, who is playing his final Test, said, “Our team was working hard as a group for a long time and it ended in a satisfying way. I am very happy that I am able to finish my career by becoming champion. I’m ending. I never imagined it.”
At the same time, Man of the Match of the final, Kyle Jameson said, “It is a big moment for us. We knew that the first hour of play would be important for us today. We bowled in the right places. We knew that if we were to take the right length It will make our way to victory easier. I feel good that I contributed to the team’s victory.”
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