‘You are looking for a run’ – Gutted New Zealand try to make sense of the unbelievable

“Did I sleep at all?

Hmm. I did sleep. I did.”

Kane Williamson talks in the dry, wry, inimitable tone of his. We are standing at arm’s length. I am trying hard to find an emotion in the man’s face. This is no ordinary man. This man, this leader of men, lost the World Cup in the cruelest way possible.

No, wait.

This man saw the World Cup being snatched from New Zealand’s grip by the combined might of cricket’s Laws and the thing that human nature can neither be prepared for nor prevail: fate. If you want to rub it in a bit more, this man had to swallow defeat in a World Cup final for the second successive time, after Brendon McCullum’s New Zealand had lost to Australia.

So you ask Kane Williamson: did you sleep?

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Williamson did. But after a lot of time trying to understand what had happened. After a lot of time chatting…

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