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Christ Church: New Zealand took a singular method to announce the Cricket World Cup squad which received the hearts of the followers.
As a substitute of the standard formal announcement, the New Zealand Cricket Board introduced the staff via the cricketers’ youngsters, wives, fiancees and fogeys, the video of which has been posted on social media.
The video begins with New Zealand captain Kane Williamson’s spouse and youngsters, adopted by an in depth member of the family of all of the gamers calling out their Black Cap numbers and names.
One after the other, the wives of Mark Chapman, Dion Conway, Matt Henry, Tom Latham, Glenn Phillips, Mitchell Santner and Ash Sodhi introduced their presence within the squad carrying their husbands’ black numbers.
Daryl Mitchell and Tim Southee’s daughters introduce their fathers. Fortunate Ferguson’s fiancee excitedly revealed the all-rounder’s cap quantity. The video additionally options Jimmy Neesham’s grandmother, Will Younger’s mom, and Rachin Ravindra’s mother and father.
Cricket followers world wide have been impressed by the New Zealander’s distinctive method, who’ve taken to social media to reward it, calling it the “finest” staff announcement ever.
New Zealand, the final World Cup runners-up, will start their journey on this yr’s event in opposition to defending champions England in Ahmedabad on October 5.
New Zealand Squad
Kane Williamson (c), Trent Boult, Mark Chapman, Dion Conway, Lockie Ferguson, Matt Henry, Tom Latham, Daryl Mitchell, Jimmy Neesham, Glenn Phillips, Rachin Ravindra, Mitch Santner, Ash Sodhi, Tim Southee, Will Younger .
— BLACKCAPS (@BLACKCAPS) September 11, 2023