2 Kids In Press Conference: New Zealand Cricket Board's T20 WC team announcement goes viral


2 Kids In Press Conference: New Zealand Cricket Board's T20 WC team announcement goes viral

New Zealand press conference© X (Twitter)

Two days before the deadline set by the International Cricket Council (ICC), the New Zealand Cricket Board (NZC) announced the 15-man squad for the 2024 T20 World Cup. Kane Williamson Leading the team, the Kiwis chose a star-studded team, including Fin Allen, Trent Boult, Devon Conway, Daryl Mitchelletc. While the team was highly anticipated by the cricket fraternity, it was the manner of the announcement that stunned the cricket and social media world.

In a video shared on social media, the New Zealand Cricket Board said it sent two children to the press conference to announce the team. A boy, named Angus, and a girl, named Matilda, named all the players selected for the T20 World Cup.

Here is the video of the New Zealand viral team's announcement:

“I would like to congratulate everyone named today. It is a special moment to represent your country at a world tournament,” New Zealand coach Gary Stead said on the occasion.

“We expect the West Indies venues to offer quite a variety of conditions and believe we have selected a squad capable of adapting to these conditions.”

“Matt has worked exceptionally hard on his skills during the stages of a T20 match to get back into the side,” added Stead.

Rachin Ravindrawho impressed everyone with his performances quite early in his international career, will feature for the Kiwis in a T20 World Cup for the first time.

“Rachin has made every post a winner over the last 12 months and it was exciting to see him continue that trajectory over the summer in the T20 format against Australia.”

New Zealand team: Kane Williamson (center), Finding AllenTrent Boult, Michael Bracewell, Marc ChapmanDevon Conway, Lockie Ferguson, Mat HenriDaryl Mitchell, Jimmy Neesham, Glenn PhillipsRachin Ravindra, Mitchell Santner, Ish Sodhi, Tim Southée. Traveling reserve: Ben Sears

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