New Zealand fast bowler Kyle Jamieson was a revelation for his team during the final of inaugural World Test Championship (WTC) against India at the Ageas Bowl in Southampton. He played a major role in New Zealand’s historic triumph as the 26-year-old scalped 7 wickets in the summit clash.
A few days after Kiwis’ emphatic win against Kohli & Co., Jamieson has revealed that seeing his side chase the target of 139 runs on the Reserve day of WTC final was the “toughest period” of his cricketing career so far.
The lanky pacer also disclosed that he hid in the bathroom to avoid the noise of the Indian crowd.
“It was probably the toughest period of cricket I’ve been a part of, in terms of watching.There was a bit of a delay but it seemed like every ball the Indian crowd was up and about and I was like ‘jeez it’s a wicket’ or something like that, but it turned out it was just a block or a single,” Jamieson said in his latest interaction with Country Sport Breakfast on Gold AM.
“It was pretty tough to watch. I actually tried to at times to go to the bathroom where there was no noise to just get away from it for a while because it was quite nerve-racking,” the speedster added.
With the help of Kane Williamson and Ross Taylor, Kiwis thrashed the Indian team by eight wickets and clinched their first major ICC title since 2000.