Kane Williamson, the skipper of New Zealand, has made it abundantly plain that the Kiwis remain steadfast in adhering to their distinct brand of cricket in the run-up to the much awaited Cricket World Cup 2023. Williamson reflected on their prior World Cup heartbreaks when speaking on October 4 at the Captains’ Day event in Ahmedabad, emphasising the necessity to maintain their unique style of play.
Despite making it to the finals in both 2015 and 2019, New Zealand suffered heartbreaking losses to Australia and England, with the latter match standing out in the eyes of cricket fans due to the contentious boundary count rule. The right-handed hitter, though, is determined to maintain their cricket identity as they set off on yet another World Series quest. Cup success.
Williamson discusses difficulties that events like the World Cup present
Sadly, the Kiwi captain won’t be leading his team in their inaugural game at the Narendra Modi Stadium, despite their passion and dedication to their style. He won’t be able to play in the opening game due to a persistent knee injury he received earlier this year while playing for the Gujarat Titans in the Indian Premier League (IPL). However, the 33-year-old is still acutely aware of the significant obstacles that his squad will face in this prestigious competition, which is scheduled to begin on Thursday, October 5.
Over the course of the various competitions we have participated in, it has been good to have some fun moments and undoubtedly full of varied obstacles, but we are particularly enthusiastic about the challenges that lie ahead. for this one, ahead. And the difference is that it will result in a magnificent moment here in India, as opposed to other tournaments, he acknowledged, glowing with anticipation for the next cricket extravaganza.