Kane Williamson Made A Big Statement About The Upcoming WTC Final Against India: With the IPL 2021 getting postponed because of the ongoing Coronavirus crisis in India, all the focus is currently on the upcoming World Test Championship (WTC) final next month, which will take place between India and New Zealand, in Southampton from June 18.
Recently, New Zealand skipper Kane Williamson opened up about the upcoming challenge and considered the showdown against India as a ‘fantastic challenge’. ICC shared a video on their official Twitter handle, where Williamson expressed that it will be really exciting to play against India. He said:
“When we play against India, it has always been a fantastic challenge and so it is really exciting to be playing against them,”
“It’s really, really exciting to be involved in the final, obviously to win it would be that much better,”
Talking about the championship and how it progressed forward, he said: “We saw the contests in the WTC has brought real excitement….. the games were really tight such as in the India-Australia series and our series against Pakistan as well where you had to really fight hard to get the results, which is really great.”
Here, watch the video of the interview:
? “It’s really, really exciting to be involved in the final, obviously to win it would be that much better”
— ICC (@ICC) May 18, 2021
Meanwhile, a majority of the Kiwi players have reached the UK as they will play a two-match series against England, which will kickstart from June 2 before the World Test Championship final.
On the other hand, the Indian cricketers are expected to reach the venue in the first week of June after a hard quarantine in Mumbai.