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3 New Zealand cricketers who made an impact in the WTC final

By Bet Barter

June 25, 2021

New Zealand emerged victorious over India in the WTC final to win their first-ever trophy in 21 years. The Black Caps defeated India by 8 wickets to win the first edition of the ICC World Test Championship. New Zealand managed to defeat India because of a collective effort by the entire team. However, there were a few players who made a more significant impact on New Zealand’s success in the WTC final. That said, here are 3 New Zealand cricketers who made a huge impact in the World Test Championship final:

⦁ Devon Conway

New Zealand opener Devon Conway performed brilliantly against India in the World Test Championship final. Conway amassed an impressive 54 runs for New Zealand in the 1st innings of the World Test Championship final. The New Zealand opener scored 19 crucial runs in the 2nd innings of the WTC final, as New Zealand chased down an easy target of 139 to win the ICC World Test Championship Trophy.

⦁ Kyle Jamieson

Kyle Jamieson was fantastic with the ball against India in the World Test Championship final. Jamieson scalped a 5 wicket haul against India in the 1st innings of the World Test Championship final. In the 2nd innings of the World Test Championship final, Jamieson scalped 2 wickets for New Zealand. Owing to his brilliant bowling performance in the World Test Championship final, Kyle Jamieson was awarded the Man of the Match award.

⦁ Tim Southee

Tim Southee looked in fine form with the ball in the World Test Championship final against India. In the 1st innings, Southee could manage to scalp only one wicket for New Zealand. However, Southee made a strong comeback in the 2nd innings of the World Test Championship final. The 32-year-old scalped an impressive 4 wickets for New Zealand in the 2nd innings of the WTC final. Southee accounted for the wickets of Shubman Gill, Rohit Sharma, Mohammed Shami, and Jasprit Bumrah.

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