New Zealand’s team had to face defeat by 20 runs in the match against England. Chasing the target of 180 runs, Kiwi team could get 159 runs. Regarding the defeat, Kane Williamson said that England played a great game. Apart from this, he also said some other things.
Kane Williamson said that credit goes to him for the way England played. We tried to take it a little deeper, but credit goes to him for the way they bowled. It was quite complicated. Regarding leaving the catch of Butler, Williamson said that you do not want to do this because you have to pay it too. He played a brilliant innings for England in the big game. I felt that I had caught Butler’s catch in my chest. It was embarrassing in the end as I saw in replays.
Regarding Phillips, Williamson said that he has been batting beautifully, he scored a century in the last game and turned the momentum somewhat in our favour today. You will be under pressure in a tournament like this, but we need to move on to the next match with positivity.
Jos Buttler and Alex Hales played half-centuries for England and the English team’s score reached 179 runs. Due to this, the Kiwi team appeared under pressure and lost a few wickets while chasing the target. Ultimately the Kiwis were able to reach 159 runs. It was necessary for the England team to win this match. New Zealand, England and Australia have 5 points each in Group 1. There is still one match left between the teams.