Kane Williamson

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Kane Williamson
Kane Williamson.png
Williamson in 2019
Personal information
Full nameKane Stuart Williamson
Born (1990-08-08) 8 August 1990 (age 32)
Tauranga, New Zealand
Height5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)
BattingRight-handed
BowlingRight-arm off-break
RoleTop-order batsman
International information
National side
Test debut (cap 248)4 November 2010 v India
Last Test25 November 2021 v India
ODI debut (cap 161)10 August 2010 v India
Last ODI13 March 2020 v Australia
ODI shirt no.22
T20I debut (cap 49)16 October 2011 v Zimbabwe
Last T20I14 November 2021 v Australia
T20I shirt no.22
Domestic team information
YearsTeam
2007/08–presentNorthern Districts
2011–2012Gloucestershire
2013–2018Yorkshire
2015–presentSunrisers Hyderabad
2017Barbados Tridents
Career statistics
Competition Test ODI T20I FC
Matches 86 151 74 154
Runs scored 7,272 6,173 2,021 12,083
Batting average 53.47 47.48 32.59 49.92
100s/50s 24/33 13/39 0/14 34/60
Top score 251 148 95 284*
Balls bowled 2,151 1,467 118 6,624
Wickets 30 37 6 86
Bowling average 40.23 35.40 27.33 43.26
5 wickets in innings 0 0 0 1
10 wickets in match 0 0 0 0
Best bowling 4/44 4/22 2/16 5/75
Catches/stumpings 72/– 60/– 34– 136/–
Source: ESPNcricinfo, 29 November 2021

Kane Stuart Williamson (born 8 August 1990) is a New Zealand international cricketer. He is currently the captain of the New Zealand national team in all formats. He is a right-handed batsman and an occasional off spin bowler.

International centuries[change | change source]

As of January 2021, Williamson has scored 24 Test and 13 ODI centuries. His highest score in Test is 251 and 148 in ODIs. He is yet to score a century in T20Is.

Achievements[change | change source]

In the annual ICC Awards in January 2022, Williamson was included in ICC Men's Test Team of the Year for the year 2021.[1]

Personal life[change | change source]

Donations[change | change source]

During the New Zealand vs Pakistan 2014 ODI series, Williamson donated his entire match fee for all five ODIs to the victims of the 2014 Peshawar school massacre.[2][3] He bowls and bats right handed but writes left handed.[4]

Family[change | change source]

Williamson and his wife Sarah became parents when their daughter was born in 2020. He stood down from the second Test against the West Indies so he could attend the birth.[5]

References[change | change source]

  1. "ICC Men's Test Team of the Year revealed". International Cricket Council. Retrieved 21 January 2022.
  2. James Whaling (23 December 2014). "Pakistan attack: New Zealand's Kane Williamson and Adam Milne donate match fees to Peshawar victims". mirror. Retrieved 28 February 2015.
  3. "Kane Williamson and Adam Milne donate match-fee to Peshawar victims". sport360.com. Retrieved 28 February 2015.
  4. "How Black Caps captain Kane Williamson finds the right.balance". Stuff. Retrieved 16 July 2019.
  5. "Kane Williamson Becomes Father Of Baby Girl, Virat Kohli Leads Wishes | Cricket News". NDTVSports.com. Retrieved 17 December 2020.

Other websites[change | change source]

Awards
Preceded by
Brendon McCullum
New Zealand's Sportsman of the Year
2015
2021
Succeeded by
Mahé Drysdale
Preceded by
Israel Adesanya
Incumbent
Preceded by
Mitchell Starc
ICC Cricket World Cup Player of the Series
2019
Incumbent