Kane Williamson is a New Zealand international cricketer who is currently the captain of the New Zealand national Cricket team.
Williamson is a right-handed elegant batsman and also bowls occasional off spin but nowadays he rarely bowls.
Kane Williamson is considered as one of the best batsmen in the world but because of his inability to convert starts into big scores on some occasions He is staying behind in this race which also imcludes Virat Kohli who nowadays scores 100 on his will.
In Indian Premier League (IPL) He is the captain of the Sunrisers Hyderabad. IPL is the best domestic T20 competition in the world.
In Domestic cricket in New Zealand Williamson plays for Northern Districts whereas in English County cricket he plays for Yorkshire.
Williamson made his International debut in 2010 and just in his first few games he showed his immense talent.
He has also represented New Zealand at the Under 19 level.
From the childhood he has the neck of scoring big runs and even when he was in the school people knew about him and his talent.
He was the Number 1 ranked Test match batsman in the world in 2015.
When Brendon McCullum decided to take retirement from International cricket. Williamson was given the position of captain of New Zealand across all forms of cricket beginning with the 2016 World T20I cup in India in which New Zealand reached to the Semi Final and lost to England in the Semi Final.
Kane has a twin brother named Logan, who is a few minutes younger than him.
Williamson has scored 100 against most of the Test playing Nations.
Now More and more good cricketers are coming through the ranks in New Zealand cricket.
He is a very calm person on the field and he is very soft spoken outside the playing arena.
At the Moment New Zealand cricket team is the best Mannered team in World Cricket.
He is the First New Zealand captain to win a Test Series against Pakistan in UAE which is quite a big achievement as Pakistan is a very tough team to beat at their home.
Since becoming the captain we haven’t quite seen the best of him in terms of run scoring and there are people and experts who believe that the pressure that comes with Captaincy has affected his game.
Seen as a Test cricketer only Williamson has improved his game in the shortest format a lot and now he is one of the best batsman in the world across formats.
Williamson won the Orange Cap in IPL 2018 as he scored the most number of runs in that competition.
He is very easy on the eyes and makes look batting ridiculously easy.
Just on his first tour to India he scored a test century on a turning deck and showed everyone his potential and talent.
He is a very good human being outside the ground as well.
In IPL 2018 it wasn’t certain that Williamson will make the playing 11 let alone captaining the side but a ban on David Warner made him a certainty and also the captain.
Throughout the IPL 2018 he batted beautifully and also captained the side pretty well.
Sunrisers Hyderabad eventually lost the final of the IPL 2018 to Chennai Super Kings which was led by MS Dhoni.
Williamson features in Top 10 rankings for the Batsman in test matches.
When New Zealand play at home the duo of Tim Southee and Trent Bout win them matches regularly. They are known to torment the Visitors batting which certainly makes Kane Williamson Job Very Easy.
Williamson also played under the captaincy Brendon McCullum who changed the way the New Zealand team play their game. He was the one who brought the energy, positivity, and self belief to New Zealand team that Yes we can defeat anybody.
New Zealand team under Brendon McCullum captaincy reached the Finals of the 2015 World Cup but couldn’t win the Cup as they finished second to Australia who win the World Cup under the captaincy of Michael Clarke.
In World Cup 2015 Williamson failed to perform up to his potential and he does underachieved in that tournament and that was a major reason why New Zealand couldn’t quite win the Tournament.
Under his captaincy New Zealand reached the Semi final of the 2016 World Cup beating every opposition comprehensively during Group Stages but couldn’t win the Semi Final as they lost to England in the Semi final. During that Tournament Williamson received a lot of praise from the Cricket Experts.
Williamson Favorite Shot is On Drive.
He donated all his match fees that he got after an ODI series against Pakistan to the victims of the 2014 massacre in Pakistan in which terrorists killed 32 children in a school in Peshawar.
Williamson studied in Tauranga Boys College in Tauranga in New Zealand.
His Hometown is Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand.
Williamson loves to play against Australia.
In last few years New Zealand cricket team has risen in terms of rankings earlier they were 5th or 6th in the rankings but not now they now feature in the top rankings as a team. And also the number of match winner has also increased in the New Zealand team.
Williamson is one of the fab Four we all talk about which includes Virat Kohli, Joe Root, Steve Smith other than him. From last few years now he is one of the most consistent blackcap batsman. He along with Ross Taylor forms a formidable middle order for New Zealand in all formats. He is good against Pace and he is equally good against spin which he proved with just his first test hundred that he scored against India in India on a pitch which favored the spin. For last 2 or 3 years he has scored runs but he hasn’t scored the number of hundreds that he would have liked or that his competitors have scored the likes of Steve Smith, Virat Kohli and Joe Root.
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1. His Full name is Kane Stuart Williamson.
2. Tauranga, New Zealand is his Birthplace.
3. He and New Zealand fast bowler Trent Boult are Childhood Friends and Studied in the same school.
4. Sachin Tendulkar was his Childhood hero.
5. He made his Test debut on 4 November 2010 vs India(Test cap 248).
6. He made his ODI debut on 10 August 2010 vs India(ODI cap 161)
7. He made his T20 debut on 15 October 2011 vs Zimbabwe(T20I cap 49).
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