WTC final: New Zealand won’t be haunted by the 2019 World Cup final heartbreak, says Kane Williamson

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England was crowned 50-overs satellite champions successful 2019 via a arguable boundary-count rule, which has since been scrapped aft the last ended successful a necktie adjacent aft a Super Over. New Zealand volition instrumentality connected India successful the World Test Championship last successful Southampton connected June 18.

New Zealand skipper Kane Williamson

New Zealand skipper Kane Williamson (Courtesy: AP)

HIGHLIGHTS

  • NZ volition look India successful the World Test Championship last successful Southampton connected June 18
  • The 2019 WC last had immoderate controversy, and it had everything, says Williamson
  • New Zealand won their location bid against India past year

The New Zealand skipper Kane Williamson said that his squad has moved connected from their agonising nonaccomplishment to England successful the 2019 World Cup final, and volition not transportation immoderate scar successful the last of the World Test Championship (WTC) successful Southampton, starting June 18.

Williamson is backmost successful England chasing trial cricket’s biggest honour and the 30-year-old said the heartbreak of 2 years agone did not haunt the New Zealand team.

“No, I bash not deliberation so, surely not thing that the guys person spoken about,” Williamson told the International Cricket Council (ICC), pointing retired “a antithetic side” would beryllium playing a “different format” astatine the Rose Bowl.

“The absorption is decidedly connected the modulation from not playing overmuch cricket oregon from wherever the guys who person played white-ball cricket to conscionable alteration into that trial format.”

“The lucifer ... was a precise memorable 1 and evidently it had immoderate controversy, and it had everything, and radical loved watching it astatine the extremity of the day. That is wherefore radical got a batch retired of it,” helium said of the 2019 encounter.

England was crowned 50-overs satellite champions successful 2019 via a arguable boundary-count rule, which has since been scrapped aft the last ended successful a necktie adjacent aft a Super Over.

New Zealand won their location bid against India past year, but Williamson would not underestimate an hostile who overcame respective injuries to triumph successful Australia this year.

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