New Delhi. The New Zealand cricket team is set to play a two-Test series against England before they face India in the final of the World Test Championship. The test series between England and New Zealand is starting from June 2. After this, the WTC final match between India and New Zealand from 18 June to 22 June will be played at the Rose Bowl in Southampton. Before the series against England and the World Test Championship, New Zealand pacer Tim Southee has praised Kyle Jamieson.
Actually, Kyle Jameson was bought by Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) before the Indian Premier League 2021. During the tournament, when RCB captain Virat Kohli asked Jameson to practice in the nets with the Duke ball, he politely declined it. This behavior of Jameson has been praised by Tim Southee. Apart from being a world class player, Virat Kohli is also known for being one of the smartest cricketers. He wanted to get information from Jameson before this great match between the two teams.
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Tim Saudy said – why did the bowler show his strength to the batsmanThe 26-year-old Kiwi cricketer is also very clever. He had rejected his offer, sabotaging his RCB captain’s plans. The Saudis were happy with Jameson’s refusal and said it was needed. Before the series against England, Tim Southee said in an interview to The Guardian, “I am sure the story is true.” But most batsmen would have the same answer. Why do you give them your strength? It was also interesting for Virat to see if Kyle would fall into their trap. But he didn’t have to put any mind into it.
Dan Christian also praises Kyle Jameson
Saudi further said, “Kyle Jameson did not give him a single glimpse of which balls Virat will face in the final of the World Test Championship.” Australia and RCB all-rounder Dan Christian was also impressed by Jameson’s polite refusal. . He said that he showed a very good character against a great player like Kohli.
Virat Kohli had demanded Jameson to practice with Duke balls
Let us tell you that when Virat Kohli and Kyle Jameson were practicing in the nets of RCB during IPL 2021, Kohli asked Jameson whether you bowled with the Duke ball here? On that Jamieson told Kohli that I have some Duke balls now. After this, Virat said that I will be happy to play your balls in the nets. On this, the Kiwi bowler rejected this demand of Virat and said that I am not going to bowl to you in the nets.
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Jameson’s brilliant performance in a short career
In his short Test career so far, Kyle Jameson has already impressed New Zealand’s management and selectors with 36 wickets in six Tests at an astonishing average of 13.27. He has also scored 226 runs at an average of 56.50 and has now become an important member of the Blackcaps. Saudi also said that by joining this fast bowler in the team, he got the X-factor.
Saudi told Jameson the team’s X-factor
Tim Southee added, “But yes, a man who bowls from 6 feet 8 inches will strengthen any attack like ours.” He is a wonderful kid and is driven to improve. He swings the ball and always bowls full length. He always asks questions. He is also invaluable with the bat. In such a situation, he is a great asset for our team.