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The Black Caps Celebrate!

By Rediff Cricket
June 24, 2021 10:10 IST
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Ross Taylor

IMAGE: Ross Taylor, centre, celebrates with Tom Lathan, left, and Devon Conway, right. All Photographs: BLACKCAPS/Twitter

After losing the 50 overs World Cup to England in a controversial contest two years ago, New Zealand -- a country of just 5.1 million people -- finally won its first world silverware in cricket.

Arguably, the biggest trophy of them all. The World Test Championship.

The margin of victory was emphatic. Virat Kohli's side were beaten by 8 wickets.

 

Scenes from the celebrations in the Black Caps dressing room:

Video: Kind courtesy ICC/Twitter

 

New Zealand

 

BJ Walting

IMAGE: It was an appropriate farewell for Kiwi veteran B J Watling for whom the World Test Championship was his final game in Test cricket.

 

Kane Williamson

Kane Williamson

IMAGE: A deserved triumph for aguably the nicest guy in world cricket, New Zealand Captain Kane Williamson.

 

Kyle Jamieson

IMAGE: Man of the Match Kyle Jamieson, all of 6 feet and 8 inches of him, was always going to be too much for the Indian bastmen to handle. His RCB skipper Virat Kohli should have told his team that.
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