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"Not A Great Selling Product": Heinrich Klaasen On Low-Scoring Games In New York

Following his side's four-run win against Bangladesh in their ICC T20 World Cup match, South African batter Heinrich Klaasen said that while the low-scoring short format matches at New York is not a "great selling product" to the world, but for cricketers and hardcore fans, it makes the game more competitive and entertaining. In the battle of unbeaten sides, South Africa prevailed over Bangladesh in a final ball thriller at the Nassau County International Cricket Stadium on Monday (local time) and took a step closer to qualifying for the Super 8 stage.

Speaking after the game in the post-match press conference, Klaasen was questioned if the matches on these tough pitches are enjoyable to the players, to which Klaasen replied, "It is still good cricket for the cricket lovers that is out there. If you have to showcase it to the world and sell it, I do not think it's a great selling product, but for cricket, it is tight competition. It brings the other teams and the higher teams very close to each other, so the game is open to any team that does the basics of cricket very well."

"For us, it is very nerve-wracking, because every game becomes a really big game. There are no easy games for us especially in our group. So, it is still good entertaining cricket. Everyone is on the edge of their seat and any team can beat any team on the down this on this field," he added.

On being questioned if his team is keen to go to the Caribbean right now for the Super 8 stage, Klaasen said hilariously that while batters are keen to get out of this place, the bowlers would love to stay here.

"We have done our job that was the goal to win three out of three here. It was a little bit harder than what we thought, but that is also good

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