Kyle Jamieson is a promising youngster from New Zealand who is also famous for his height. The 6’8″ tall 26-years old is a right-arm quick bowler and has been an asset for New Zealand so far. Born in Auckland, Jamieson used to play for Canterbury when he rose to national fame. In the 2019 Super Smash, he scalped six wickets for just seven runs in four overs. This is a New Zealand T20 record and furth best if we consider the cricket world.
Jamieson made his international debut for New Zealand when the Kiwi team toured India in February 2020. It was a pre-pandemic era when Jamieson turned out to be a key player for the visiting side. He was seen the top Indian batsmen troubling with his bowling. Since then Jamieson has been a highlight for New Zealand cricket. He has done well in all forms of cricket with a little better in the longest format. especially potent in Test matches. He has played only six Test matches so far to record four five-wicket hauls already. He has taken 10 wickets in a Test match against Pakistan recently earlier this year in January. In 42 T20Is Jamieson has taken 55 wickets at an average of 23.40 so far. Expectedly he has been one of the prominent youngsters these days in international cricket.
Royal Challengers Bangalore secured the service of Kyle Jamieson saw Mike for a whopping Rs 15 crore. Although Jamison has started his career just now, he has shown glimpse of his class already. He is known to get good bounce along with good pace. His fuller delivery confused batsmen. Hence, it was not surprising as such when Virat Kohli disclosed the playing XI for RCB against Mumbai Indians in the first match of IPL 2021.
This IPL will be a brilliant opportunity for this young Kiwi player to showcase his talent more against some stalwarts of the game.