New Zealand skipper Kane Williamson says his gamers confirmed massive coronary heart within the T20 World Cup with their performances however because it didn’t end in a title, they’re “feeling it a bit.”
Williamson himself led the New Zealand cost with an impressive 85-run knock after his aspect struggled within the first half of their innings.
They placed on board a aggressive 172 for 4 however Australian batter Mitchell Marsh crushed their hopes with a scintillating unbeaten 77.
“There was a lot of heart shown, always nice to get to the big dance. But credit to Australia again. Some high hopes coming in, some good cricket played, so we’re feeling it a bit,” Williamson mentioned on the post-match presentation ceremony.
“There are only two possible outcomes, shame we couldn’t get the job done.”
New Zealand managed solely 57 runs in first 10 overs and that pegged them again a bit although Williamson’s unbelievable effort nonetheless helped them publish a combating complete.
Williamson mentioned the pitch behaviour did play a component of their gradual run-rate.
“We were trying to get a platform, the surface was holding a fraction. Nice to build some partnerships and get what we thought was a competitive total, only to be chased superbly. They’re a fantastic side, had a brilliant campaign and came out and turned it on. ”
The Black Caps captain mentioned it may’t be mentioned what complete would have been good or if he thought, they’d sufficient runs on board.
“You never really know. At halfway, we made every effort to get a good total. We weren’t far away. Credit to the way Australia chase it, they didn’t give us an inch. Wasn’t to be today, but proud of how we’ve operated,” he mentioned.
“Guys committed to what we tried to do in venues that varied a lot.”