Mumbai: 2019 Cricket World Cup final match was one of the most thrilling games in the history of cricket.
We all witnessed a do or die performance from both team England and New Zealand. Well New Zealand ended up missing out on winning the World Cup last year by the slightest of margins as the side lost the final against England on the basis of the boundary-countback rule.
Meanwhile, in a recent Facebook live session New Zealand skipper Kane Williamson expressed that he was happy despite his team didn’t win the final.
Williamson revealed that he was really proud of what his side achieved in the entire tournament.
“I mean it was interesting, the tournament lasts for two months, you stay focused for a long time, it was hard to understand how the finals unfolded, some people still don’t understand it, what we achieved, on that We were proud that during the tournament, I was proud how we played the tournament after all these are the things which are in your control,” Williamson told Tamim during the chat.
“We can leave the World Cup thinking that we gave our best, it was definitely a challenge, at the end of it, you still appreciate what happened throughout the tournament, it is just not about what happened in the final over of the tournament,” he added.
Talking about the World Cup ahead, Williamson said: “Everyone expected that because of the pitches the score would be very high in the 2019 World Cup, with our respect, we tried to adapt to the best of our ability, the wickets did offer something to the bowlers, there were few close games in the World Cup, and if you win such close games, it gives you more confidence”.
After the final of the 2019 World Cup, Williamson received worldwide acclaim for the way he did himself after being eliminated from the trophy.
Williamson was also named as the Player of the Tournament of the 2019 World Cup.
He last played an ODI match against Australia in March this year, however, the rest two ODIs were then postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic.