The New Zealand team had to deal with a 20-point loss in the game against England. Pursuing the goal of 180 runs, the Kiwi team could get 159 runs. Regarding the loss, Kane Williamson said England played a great game. Apart from that, he also said other things.
Kane Williamson said credit goes to him for the way England played. He played beautifully, let’s salute him and he was clinical. It was slightly over the total score. We tried to go a little further, but credit goes to him for the way he bowled. It was quite complicated. As for letting Butler’s take, Williamson said you don’t want to do that because you have to pay him too. He played a brilliant innings for England in the big game. I felt I grabbed Butler’s hold in my chest. It was awkward at the end as I saw in the replays.
As for Phillips, Williamson said he hits beautifully, he scored a century last game and turned the momentum somewhat in our favor today. You will be under pressure in a tournament like this, but we have to move on to the next game with positivity.
Jos Buttler and Alex Hales played half centuries for England and the English team’s score reached 179 points. Due to this, the Kiwi team appeared under pressure and lost a few wickets while chasing the target. In the end, the Kiwis were able to reach 159 runs. The England team had to win this game. New Zealand, England and Australia each have 5 points in Group 1. There is still one game left for the teams.