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Kane Williamson Kane Williamson Height: 1.73 meters DOB: August 8, 1990

Kane Williamson rose to fame with his talent since his U-19 days and currently is one of New Zealand's finest batsmen, apart from being their leader. Coming from a sporting background- his father had played cricket in certain age groups, his mother was a basketball player and his sisters excelling in volleyball. Williamson burst onto the scene in 2010 when he played his first international Test match against India, scoring a ton on his debut. He also made his ODI debut in the same tour of India in August. He's broken a heap of national records and now is the leading centurion in New Zealand Test cricket with his 18 tons. He's also the fifth highest scorer in red ball cricket for the Kiwis and has crossed the 5K mark. He's always been a joy to watch as his classy play made him adapt easily in all three formats. In 2018, Williamson was handed the skipper role of Indian Premier League franchise Sunrisers Hyderabad and led them to the finals. He also finished as the highest run scorer in the 11th edition. As being captain of New Zealand, Williamson has portrayed responsibility in his batting and as a leader.

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Shane Watson picks his favorite cricketer among Virat Kohli, Steve Smith, Kane Williamson and Babar

Cricket | Apr 14, 2022, 07:55 PM IST

Kohli has slipped to 10th on the ICC rankings, the Indian great continues to hold a remarkable Test batting record.

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IPL 2022: Kane Williamson fined Rs 12 lakh for SRH's slow over-rate against RR

Cricket | Mar 30, 2022, 03:31 PM IST

Sunrisers went down to Rajasthan Royals by 61 runs in a one-sided game played at the MCA stadium here on Tuesday.  

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NZ vs SA: New Zealand lose Williamson for South Africa Tests

Cricket | Feb 08, 2022, 10:30 AM IST

The strain injury, which can’t be corrected by surgery, also caused Williamson to miss New Zealand’s recent series against Bangladesh.

England captain Joe Root and New Zealand captain Kane Williamson pose with series trophy in Lords.

Root, Rizwan among four players nominated for ICC Men's Cricketer of the Year

Cricket | Dec 31, 2021, 07:14 PM IST

The award will be given to the best overall performer in men's international cricket (Tests, ODIs and T20Is) during 2021. The winner, who will lift the Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy, will be announced on January 24.

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Williamson likely to be out of action for 2 months with elbow injury

Cricket | Dec 07, 2021, 07:37 PM IST

The Kiwi captain was ruled out of the second Test against India on the morning of the first day with the nagging injury and Stead confirmed on Tuesday that he is likely to sit out at least eight or nine weeks.

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IND vs NZ: Williamson expected to undergo elbow surgery soon, feels Hesson

Cricket | Dec 06, 2021, 12:49 PM IST

Former New Zealand coach Mike Hesson feels a surgery to a troubling elbow injury is the only way out for skipper Kane Williamson.

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India vs New Zealand Highlights 2nd Test Day 1: India 221/4 at Stumps; Mayank hits century

Cricket | Dec 03, 2021, 05:40 PM IST

LIVE India vs New Zealand, 2nd Test Day 1: Get all the Latest Score, Live Updates, Commentary, Scorecard and Live Updates from the India-New Zealand second Test match played at the Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai.

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IND vs NZ: Williamson hails Jamieson, Southee as 'outstanding' bowlers

Cricket | Nov 29, 2021, 07:43 PM IST

Southee scalped a total of eight wickets including a fifer while Jamieson claimed a total of six wickets in the nail-biting first Test in Kanpur,

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IND vs NZ 1st Test: With spin set to be big component, Williamson relying on Ajaz and Somerville

Cricket | Nov 24, 2021, 04:31 PM IST

Kane Williamson is aware that spin is a "big component" in a Test series in India and expects his specialist slow bowlers -- left-arm orthodox Ajaz Patel and off-spinner William Somerville -- to adapt to the conditions quickly and make a difference.

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IND vs NZ: Williamson opts out of T20 series vs India, to focus on Tests

Cricket | Nov 16, 2021, 10:43 AM IST

Senior speedster Tim Southee will lead the Black Caps in the white ball series, the New Zealand Cricket stated in its release.

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T20 World Cup: Bit frustrating but you win some and lose some, says New Zealand captain Williamson

Cricket | Nov 15, 2021, 12:18 PM IST

New Zealand captain Kane Williamson admitted that there was very little that his side could have done against an Australian team that didn't give an inch in the T20 World Cup final.

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NZ vs AUS T20 WC Final: Williamson acknowledges strengths of Aussies heading into final

Cricket | Nov 14, 2021, 11:42 AM IST

The New Zealand captain says they can't take anything for granted as Australia are a team full of match-winners and world-class cricketers.

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It's a one-off match for us: Williamson on the big final

Cricket | Nov 13, 2021, 10:30 PM IST

From reaching back-to-back ODI World Cup finals in 2015 and 2019, to winning the inaugural World Test Championship in June this year, the Black Caps have been one of the most consistent sides in world cricket.

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NZ vs AUS T20 World Cup 2021 Final: Player battle to watch out for from New Zealand vs Australia

Cricket | Nov 13, 2021, 08:55 PM IST

With both the teams eyeing their first-ever T20 World Cup title let's have a look at key battles to watch out for from the summit clash.   

India skipper Virat Kohli will hope the coin lands in his favour as winning the toss has become a cr

India vs New Zealand Toss Live T20 World Cup: India to bat; New Zealand win toss and elect to bowl

Cricket | Oct 31, 2021, 07:08 PM IST

Kane Williamson's New Zealand has won the toss and put India to bat first in Dubai. The action will kick off at 7:30 PM where both the contenders would be eyeing for a win to keep their chances alive in the tournament.

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IND vs NZ T20 World Cup: India in trouble after New Zealand thump Kohli and side

Cricket | Oct 31, 2021, 11:17 PM IST

India faced a hammering defeat against New Zealand by eight wickets in Dubai.  

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PAK vs NZ: Kane Williamson praises Pakistan bowlers, says death over bowling was of 'highest class'

Cricket | Oct 27, 2021, 01:46 PM IST

Pakistan's bowling attack restricted New Zealand to 134 runs during their innings. Kiwis skipper Kane Williamson extols Pakistan's clinical bowling attack.  

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Kane Williamson on hamstring injury: It's a minor one, progressing fine

Cricket | Oct 14, 2021, 04:41 PM IST

A day after New Zealand coach Gary Stead expressed confidence about his availability, Williamson also struck a note of optimism ahead of the match in Sharjah.

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T20 World Cup 2021: Coach Gary Stead plays down Kane Williamson's hamstring 'twinge'

Cricket | Oct 13, 2021, 04:38 PM IST

Williamson was left out of Sunrisers Hyderabad's playing XI for their final match of the IPL, but Stead played down concerns around the chances of the injury hurting Williamson's participation in the marquee event.

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Rashid Khan picks Kohli, Pandya in his top-five T20 players

Cricket | Oct 13, 2021, 01:22 PM IST

The Afghan spinner also picked retired South African legend A B de Villiers, New Zealand captain Kane Williamson and West Indian swashbuckler Kieron Pollard among his favourites.

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