WTC hero, Kyle Jamieson confronted he locked himself inside the restroom during ‘nerve-racking

Kyle Jamieson who dismissed one of the greatest batsmen, also the Indian Skipper Virat Kohli in the two innings of the WTC finals, said it was the 'hardest time for him in Test cricket' that he has been a part of in his career so far.

  • Cricket Winner | June 29, 2021 | 12:42 pm

New Zealand young cricketer Kyle Jamieson may have gotten it done on the most prestigious phase of Test cricket; nonetheless, many probably won’t have the foggiest idea about the anxiety he felt during the last moments of the ICC World Test Championship final. New Zealand beat India exhaustively in Southampton to turn into the debut heroes of Test cricket. Kyle Jamieson uncovered he felt so unsteady during the withering final moments of the match that he locked himself in the restroom. 

Jamieson, who decreed Player of the Match for getting 7 wickets – 5 in the first and 2 in the subsequent innings – didn’t straightforwardly determine the second he was discussing however his words had enough signs to propose that it was when Indian spin master, Ravichandran Ashwin had sent back New Zealand openers Tom Latham and Devon Conway with hardly a pause in between. Jamieson’s accomplishments were more magnificent as he dismissed the backbone of the team, skipper Virat Kohli twice in the decider to give New Zealand the higher ground. He additionally contributed a fast fire of 21 in 15 with the bat in New Zealand’s first innings, which was actually not his real potential.

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“It was really difficult to watch. I really tried to go to the restroom where there was no noise to simply move away from it for a while because it was quite nerve-racking. In any case, it was a pleasure to have Kane and Ross out there, two of our most prominent batsmen, to quiet the nerves and complete the task the manner in which they did,” Jamieson added. 

“We were sitting inside and actually watching TV. There was somewhat of a deley yet it seemed like each ball the Indian supporters was physically up for and I resembled ‘jeez it’s a wicket’ or something to that same, yet it turned out it’s anything but a dot or a single,” Jamieson said. 

“It was acceptable. Nothing too insane,” Jamieson said about the post-game ceremony. “We just invested energy in the changing room and back in the team room. Clearly with the entire Covid circumstance, there was definitely not a ton of getting making the rounds. 

“It was just pleasant, to be fair, to get to know each other and partake in the time together after a couple of years of hard work and a long tour before that too. Just to pause for a minute or two and appreciate each other’s company was very pleasant,” he added. 

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The 26-year-old further added that despite the fact that he is excited to head towards home, he was very grateful to play a sport he adores all throughout the country of any format, even in the midst of the pandemic. 

Kyle Jamieson admitted that it was hard to bid farewell to his colleagues within 48 hours of their memorable WTC win. The bowler was, indeed, back on the cricket field for Surrey on Friday, playing in the T20 Blast. Jamieson got back with figures of 0-26 in his three overs in the T20 game in the wake of winning the Man of the Match grant in the WTC final.