Former New Zealand captain Brendon McCallum said the Black Hats looked a bit tired during the tight cricket schedule.
On Sunday, New Zealand lost the final game with 73 points in the T20I series against India, and lost 3-0. Calcutta.
New Zealand’s schedule is tight
After the disappointing T20 World Cup final, New Zealand entered the Indian T20I series, where they lost to trans-Tasman rival Australia by eight wickets.
The gap between the last game of the World T20 and the first T20I against India is only two days.
They look a little tired: Brendon McCullum
McCallum said that apart from Guptier’s 152 points in three innings, no other players performed up to the standard. He also felt that the players were exhausted because of the schedule.
“Blackcaps is a bit frustrating, but for them, it is a difficult timetable to bounce back from the (T20) World Cup finals and then head to India and play against a team there, but they will be disappointed and suspicious of their return. ,” McCallum told SENZ Breakfast.
“To be honest, not many people actually raised their hands. Maybe only (Martin) Guptill, maybe the only one who left that tour, he was really satisfied with his grasp of the conditions.”
“(Running away from home) is not always easy, and I understand it. If I look at Black Caps, I actually think they look a little tired, and so has their performance in the past few days. Your heart It’s a bit explosive, you have been away for a long time, you are just trying to cope with the pressure and time on the road, you have not been able to respond accordingly.
He added: “There is one aspect, or another aspect, that is the work you just finished, you need to go home, you need to spend time with your loved ones, but this is only part of the game.”
New Zealand will play two test series against India on November 25th (Thursday).