AFP World News – Wicketkeeper Tom Latham said Tuesday that adaptability was the key to World Cup success and that New Zealand were “lucky” to have had recent experience of playing Bangladesh.

Summary

  • Wicketkeeper Tom Latham said Tuesday that adaptability was the key to World Cup success and that New Zealand were “lucky” to have had recent experience of playing Bangladesh.
  • New Zealand reached the World Cup final for the first time four years ago but had to settle for a runners-up finish against Australia.
  • He said New Zealand would benefit from recent knowledge of playing Bangladesh, whom they face at the Oval on Wednesday.
  • “I guess we’re lucky with a side like Sri Lanka and Bangladesh who we have played recently in our home summer,” he said.
  • Latham said it would be “great” to see Bangladesh in London after the Asian nation cut short their tour of New Zealand earlier this year following the Christchurch mosque attacks.

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