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Kane Williamson Biography (Cricketer)

Personal Informatin About Kane Williamson

Name:- Kane Stuart Williamson
Nick Name:- Kane, New Zealand’s Don Bradman
D.O.B:- 8 th August 1990
National Side:- New Zealand
Place of Birth:- Tauranga , Bay of Plenty, New Zealand
Horoscope:- Leo
Religion:- Christian
Height:- 5 feet 8 inches
Marital Status:- Unmarried
Profession:- New Zealand Cricketer
Role:- Batsman, Captain of New Zealand
Style of Batting:- Right handed Batsman
Style of Bowling:-  Right-arm off-break
Nature on field:-  Aggressive

Kane Williamson Major Teams: New Zealand, New Zealand Under-19, Gloucestershire, Yorkshire, Gloucestershire 2 nd XI, Northern Districts, Sunrisers Hyderabad.

Kane Williamson Family Info
Father Name:- Brett Williamson
Mother Name: Sandra Williamson
Brother Name: Logan Williamson (Younger brother)
Sister Name: 3 elder sisters
Kane Williamson Girlfriend:- Sarah Raheem (Nurse)
Williamson Children: Not Yet
Kane Williamson Net Worth: $1.5 Million

Synopsis

Kane Williamson has been one of the brightest prospects for his team, he was born into a sporting family in Tauranga, and this is the largest city in New Zealand’s Bay of Plenty region. Kane is a classy player of New Zealand. He has showed great potential and elegant style in his every game. He is successful cricketer and outstanding player. Kane became the vital part of the New Zealand cricket team. He has style in his playing and he impressed by his outstanding performances. Here is Kane Williamson Biography, Career, Facts, Family, Net worth.

Kane Williamson Childhood and Education

Kane Williamson was born on 8 th August 1990 in Tauranga, New Zealand. His full name is Kane Stuart Williamson, in cricket world he has nick names, Kane and New Zealand’s Don Bradman. His father name is Brett Williamson and his mother name is Sandra Williamson. Kane has three elder sisters and a brother, Kane is at number five among all of them. Williamson has his twin brother Logan who is a few minutes younger than him, they are athlete. Williamson and Logan have both excelled at many sports, including rugby, basketball, field hockey, soccer, volleyball and cricket. He attended Tauranga’s Boy College from where he initially played cricket from the college team. He was the Head boy in his final year. Kane has always been ignoring the question related to his personal life.

Kane Williamson Domestic Career

In 2011, Kane Williamson signed Gloucestershire to play the county season, where he performed well, on 14 th August 2013, Kane singed for Yorkshire for playing their side, he again signed for the 204 season, in this season his team won the County Championship. Kane signed the next part of the season of 2015 but couldn’t play this season.

Kane Williamson International ODI and Test Career

In 2008, at the age of 17 years Kane led New Zealand Under-19 squad in the World Cup. In this world cup New Zealand successfully reached the Semi-final, but they lost the semi-final against India. Kane first time selected for the Test Squad against Australia but ultimately he did not perform in that test match.

On 10 th August 2010 Kane Williamson made his ODI debut against India, in his debut match he was dismissed for a 9 th ball at duck. In the second test match Kane was bowled by Angelo Mathews for a 2 nd ball duck. Kane made his maiden One Day International century on 14 th October 2010 against Bangladesh in Dhaka. After hit the century he became the youngest centurion in his team’s Test history. After performing the brilliantly against Bangladesh Kane successfully made his place in the New Zealand cricket team tour to India.

On 4 November 2010 Kane made his Test debut against India at Ahmedabad, Kane in his first innings made 131 runs and became 8 th New Zealand Cricketers to score a century on his Test debut. In June 2014 Kane Williamson scored 161 runs against West Indies, it was Kane’s second test century that helped his team victory in this series and Kane finished as the leading run scorer overall in the series with 413 runs. Kane Williamson also selected as captain ahead of the One Day International series against Pakistan.

He is currently 3 rd on the list for highest ever strike-rated by his country side in an ODI. Kane achieved the feat during his 100 runs not out off just 69 balls at Bulawayo against Zimbabwe. On September 2014 Kane made T20 hundred by scoring 101 runs not out in just 49 balls against Cape Cobras in 2014 Champions League T20.

Kane Williamson also established one of the most potent number 3 and number 4 top order partnership with Ross Tylor. Kane Williamson and Ross Tylor were also involved in 12 run out across all formats of International cricket as of 26 th January 2015.


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In 2015, Kane scored 69 and 242 runs against Sri Lanka, and took 2 catches and got the title of Man of the Match, on 3 February 2015, Kane helped his team score the 99 th One Day International century in the New Zealand team’s history against Pakistan. In the same match Ross Tylor also hit the century. He also crossed over the 700 runs before the 2015 World Cup. On 17 th June 2015 he became the 5 th fastest batsman and also fastest New Zealander to score 3,000 runs in 78 innings. On 15 November 2015 Kane Williamson and Ross Tylor became the 1 st pair of away batsmen to every second innings centuries at WACA Ground in Perth.

During the second test match against Sri Lanka in December 2015, Kane broke the record for the most Test runs made in a calendar year by a New Zealand team, with 1172 runs. Kane also finished 2015 with 2692 runs. This is the highest score across all forms of international cricket for the year 2015 and the 3 rd highest total in one year.

In March 2016, Kane hold the position of captain of New Zealand cricket team across all forms of cricket, he assumed this position after the retirement of Brendon McCullum. Kane Williamson also titled for the New Zealand Player of the years, Test Player of the year and also the Red-path Cup for the top batsman in 1 st class cricket for the second year in a row.

During the test series against Zimbabwe in August 2016, Kane Williamson became the 13 th batsman to score a century against all the other Test playing actions. Kane completed this in the fewest innings. In the complete list of such batsman Kane has reached this feat with minimum number of total centuries. If Kane Williamson continues to perform brilliantly and consistently, no doubt he could well write his name amongst the list of the greats of New Zealand cricket team.

Kane Williamson IPL Career

Kane Williamson is a vital cog in the team of New Zealand line up across formats. He has received high praise from the legendry former New Zealand captain for his batting abilities and his temperament. Kane Williamson made his IPL debut from the franchise Sunrisers Hyderabad in 2015, he was signed for US$96,500. Williamson was always rated highly and he justified those expectations on his every game. In 2016 IPL Kane’s salary for the Sunrisers Hyderabad was calculated to be $89,000. Williamson became the one of the highest paid batsmen in the IPL.

Kane Williamson Net Worth

Kane Williamson has become one of the finest players in the world of cricket that the game has ever produced and his potential and talent continue to flourish itself after every game. Kane’s amazing performances and superb playing style help him to catch the heart of cricket fans. Kane has selected as the captain of the New Zealand cricket team. Kane Williamson is one of the highest paid batsmen in the IPL. With increasing popularity his net worth is also increases, the net worth of Kane Williamson is $1.5 Million.

Kane Williamson Girlfriend and Affairs

Kane has become one of the classiest cricketers in the world today and now he is managing the black caps outstandingly and brilliantly by winning so many series in their home and as well as in the foreign land. It is usually seen that the cricketers has never spoken about their personal life in the public and they always tried to keep their love affairs as confidential as possible as they can. Kane Williamson is dating a British Nurse, her name is Sarah Raheem. Kane Williamson’s girlfriend is Sarah Raheem. Now the fans of Kane wait for the star to confirm the news about his personal life himself.

Favourite Things of Kane Williamson

Batsman:- Ricky Ponting, Sachin Tendulkar and Jacques Kallis
Bowler:- Dale Steyn and Shane Bond
Actor:- Del Metcalfe
Food:- Chicken
Film:- Redemption and Count of Monte Cristo
Musician:- Simon Webbe, Colbie and Cat Stevens
Hobbies:- Surfing

Some Interesting Facts about Kane Williamson

Kane Williamson does not smoke.
Kane drinks alcohol.
In 2010 Kane made his dream debut against India at the Sardar Patel Stadium by scoring 131 runs.
Kane had ODI debut against India, in his debut ODI he was out on a duck.
Williamson is counted among one of the brilliant and best catchers of the cricket.
Kane had a twin brother and his name is Logan, who was born just 1 minute after Kane.
In his schooling days he was excellent in studies.
In 2005, Kane Williamson was given the most valuable player for his outstanding performances at a junior secondary schools basketball tournament.
Kane Williamson donated all his match fees that Kane received after an ODI series against Pakistan, he donated the amount in the 2014 massacre victims in Peshawar’s Army Public School in Pakistan in which terrorists killed 32 children.
Kane lives in a stunning and eye-catching beach location of Mount Maunganui, Tauranga.
Williamson is a magnificent right-arm off break bowler too.

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