ICC World Cup 2023: It was a tough pitch, however I confirmed extra aggression, says Santner after fifer


New Zealand’s star performer with the ball, Mitchell Santner, who returned with a match-winning, five-wicket haul towards Netherlands within the World Cup match right here on Monday, mentioned they did properly as a bowling unit to script a giant win after the batters did their job.

“We tried to not be complacent. For, The Netherlands is an excellent aspect too and it was good to select two factors from this sport additionally,” he mentioned.

“It was a tough pitch, barely on the slower aspect. Good to be amongst wickets once more although I didn’t bowl in addition to I did within the opener towards England,” Santner mentioned, “However, I confirmed slightly bit extra aggression.”

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For his half, Colin Ackermann, who was the very best scorer for Netherlands (scoring a 73-ball-69), mentioned they performed good cricket in patches.

“We would have liked partnerships in chasing such a giant rating. We considered a agency base, one thing just like the scoreline studying 150 for 4 in 30 overs. However misplaced fast wickets,” he mentioned.

“It will be significant we put collectively (a greater present) in all three departments. After a few days relaxation, we hope to come back again strongly in situations which must be totally different.”



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