Kane Williamson watching me bat was ‘fairly intimidating’: Devon Conway

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Kane Williamson watching me bat was ‘fairly intimidating’: Devon Conway

New Zealand cricketer Devon Conway, who’s awaiting his Check debut, stated that skipper Kane Williamson watching him bat throughout a warm-up recreation on the Ageas Bowl in Southampton was “fairly intimidating.”

The 29-year-old batsman is part of the 20-member Black Caps squad, which is in England to play a two-Check collection in opposition to the hosts from June 2 and the World Check Championship ultimate in opposition to the Virat Kohli-led India from June 18.

Conway pushed his case for a Check debut on Saturday, notching up an unbeaten 55 for Latham XI in opposition to Williamson XI on the opening day of the Black Caps’ intra-squad two-day warm-up recreation on the Ageas Bowl.

Conway and Tom Latham added 106 for the opening wicket earlier than each retired on the lunch interval and have been changed by Tom Blundell and Ross Taylor.

“You’ve got received Kane Williamson there at gully watching you bat. That is fairly intimidating, top-of-the-line guys watching you go about your small business. Then additionally fronting up and going through guys like Tim Southee, who’ve been there for a very long time.

“I did not get the chance to bat with Ross Taylor as we speak, which was a bit unlucky, however hopefully in the future I am going to get that likelihood,” stated Conway, who’s most probably to open if he makes his Check debut, though he has principally performed at No.three within the 108 First-class and 84 Record A matches he has performed to date.

On what he hopes to realize if he makes his Check debut, Conway stated: “I prefer to see myself as a man who bats wherever actually. If the chance presents itself to bat up the order in Check cricket or ODIs or Twenty20, I might be completely satisfied to take that with each fingers. It is only a quantity.

“On the finish of the day, it is about adjusting to totally different situations and conditions of the sport and simply batting accordingly.”

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