New Zealand skipper Kane Williamson on Sunday said there is always a “bigger picture” and he sees growth in the team despite their loss to Australia in the Twenty20 World Cup final.

Williamson’s 85 off 48 balls went in vain as Australia outplayed New Zealand by eight wickets in Dubai to clinch their first men’s T20 World Cup title.

Australia’s win brought back memories of their dominant win over the Black Caps in the 2015 ODI World Cup final in Melbourne. The Kiwis also lost the 2019 ODI World Cup to England in a dramatic final that was decided on boundary count after a Super Over.

Williamson interrupted a journalist when reminded of New Zealand’s three losses in World Cup finals, saying “And championship final?”

He was referring to this year’s victory in the Test Championship final over India in England.

“You sign up to play the game, and you win and you lose, and these are things that can happen on any day,” Williamson told reporters. “You know, if you look at the campaign on a whole, which we do, and the type of cricket that we have been able to play, I can say that we are very proud of our efforts throughout this period of time.

“You get to…

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