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‘Leaders Should Be In Control’ Kane Williamson’s Remarks Used As A Weapon By Kohli Haters

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At the moment, when it comes to an elite-level captain in the world of international cricket, only a few names have the honour of being compared to New Zealand skipper Kane Williamson. He has time and again proven to lead a surprisingly short-handed team to glorious moments and has even stepped up to the occasion as a batter whenever required.

Reaching the 2019 World Cup final and losing to England on a crappy ICC rule, and falling short of just a few runs in their attempt to win the T20 World Cup in 2021, Williamson’s greatest achievement as a team captain so far has been winning the World Test Championship after two years of battling some of the finest cricketing squads in the world.

“It’s heavier than you think”

Find out from Kane Williamson what it was like picking up the ICC Test Mace for the first time. #WTC21 pic.twitter.com/VblleXGQVz

— BLACKCAPS (@BLACKCAPS) June 29, 2021

His ability to not let the pressure of leading a team negatively influence his batting abilities has also brought him a lot of recognition in the eyes of international fans. For instance, during the T20 World Cup final, Williamson lit up the Dubai International Stadium with an 85-run innings off just 48 deliveries to give their team a much-needed boost after the top-order had crumpled.

Yet another brilliant aspect of his game and leadership is the ability to stay calm under intense situations. Even if New Zealand are losing by a big margin, Williamson never shows concern, worry or rage, even if he’s fuming at the back of his head.

This man is a gem
Still smiling
How calm he is #AusVsNZ #KaneWilliamson #T20WorldCupFinal pic.twitter.com/OYUPLkq1Ow

— Ishaan Gaba (@ishaan_gaba_21) November 14, 2021

“Each person feels the pressure. It is only natural that you do. But when you are the leader, it is important you give the impression to your teammates that you are in control. If they see you calm it helps to a degree. If a bowler isn’t bowling at his best, it is my job as captain to have a silent word and give him the confidence and support. If I get flustered and show anxiety, it can rub off on him and that’s not good for the team,” he told The Economic Times about why he can’t afford to show emotions as a captain.

This was good enough for the thousands of haters of the Indian Test captain Virat Kohli to talk about the display of aggression and unhappiness that they often get to see on the field.

Aas a captain?? Definitely not

— Unknown (@realsunny158) November 20, 2021

my captain kane mama

— Unknown (@realsunny158) November 20, 2021

Chokli can’t relate

— 7Ronaldo7 (@Lokesh90554604) November 20, 2021

Wow Hope this will happen soon

— Psychotrolller (@Psychotroller) November 20, 2021

Breaking news:
RCB franchise has invited Kohli to celebrate #RCBfailuremeet as he got choked consecutively for 8 IPL seasons as a Captain by using his choKING kOzhi captaincy skills
This mega event is expected to happen at Bengaluru and will be organized by Paytm

— Srini Mama (@SriniMaamal6) November 20, 2021

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