New Zealand knocked South Africa out of the last two Cricket World Cups - the quarterfinals in Dhaka in 2011 and a classic ODI semifinal in Auckland in 2015 where Grant Elliott hit a six off the penultimate ball. Kane Williamson-led New Zealand is at the second position in ICC World Cup 2019 Points table while the Proteas are at the eight spot with three points in five matches.
Defeat at Edgbaston will seal South Africa's fate in a tournament which has done little to dispel the suspicion that they freeze at the big events.
Hello and welcome to Edgbaston for the first time in this tournament.
"People will say it's only Afghanistan, but I always look inwards, at the way we play". The wicketkeeper-batsman has rated IPL 2019 final as the most emotional moment in his playing career ahead of the 2015 World Cup final.Читайте также: Reggie Bullock must return after Anthony Davis trade
"It's a chance for us to go out there and perform and show we can bring the game and style that we play back home in New Zealand very well, to test it against quality players in foreign conditions on a big stage".
"He's been great for us and hasn't had much opportunities in the tournament to date".
In this IPL, he constantly gave Mumbai Indians a good start from his end which eventually helped them turn around their fortunes and win a record fourth title.
De Kock said the team would not change their approach apart from being mentally stronger heading into the contest. So we don't need to change anything. "(I was) just trying to concentrate, but it was tough to deal with it", replied Quinton De Kock. "We've put a lot of emphasis on our energy going into the games, and the situation we're in right now, our energy needs to be better than ever".При любом использовании материалов сайта и дочерних проектов, гиперссылка на обязательна.
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