Indian wicketkeeper-batter Dinesh Karthik mentioned that will probably be mentally laborious for Kane Williamson-led New Zealand facet to lose the T20 World Cup closing to Australia.

On Sunday, New Zealand suffered an eight-wicket loss towards Australia within the closing of ICC T20 World Cup 2021 in Dubai.

Kane Williamson 85 in useless as New Zealand lose T20 World Cup closing

Having misplaced the toss, New Zealand had been requested to bat first and skipper Williamson led the cost within the huge recreation.

Williamson was dropped by Hazlewood off Mitchell Starc’s bowling within the eleventh over earlier than he smacked the bowler for 22 runs in his final over.

Kane Williamson. Credits: Twitter

Williamson scored 85 from 48 balls earlier than he holed out to Steve Smith off Hazlewood’s bowling within the 18th over. New Zealand posted a difficult complete of 172/4 within the first innings.

Australia’s duo of David Warner (53) and Mitchell Marsh (77) paved the best way for the crew’s chase with their impetus partnership of 92 runs earlier than the previous departed within the thirteenth over.

Glenn Maxwell hit 28 runs off 18 balls to complete the sport together with Marsh for Australia, who received their maiden T20I title.

India bilateral sequence will assist New Zealand to maneuver on: Dinesh Karthik

Karthik feels that will probably be mentally laborious for New Zealand to lose the ultimate and mentioned they may transfer on as they face India within the upcoming T20I sequence.

“It will be a bit hard mentally. New Zealand had a great year, finals of both the World Test Championship and the T20 World Cup, one they won and one they lost. They will take this bilateral series as a step to the WC next year. They’ll do everything they can do to put up a good show in India,” Karthik mentioned on Cricbuzz.

Kane Williamson
Kane Williamson. (Photo: Twitter)

“Had they won the tournament, being champions and being asked to play again in 3 days time, that would have been the worst thing possible because you want to enjoy what you have done. Since they lost the tournament, it’s not a bad thing that NZ have to play again in 3 days time, it will help them move on,” he added.

New Zealand will play India within the first T20 International match on November 17 in Jaipur.

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