Kane Williamson Biography
|Kane Stuart Williamson
|Steady the Ship
|New Zealand Cricketer (Batsman)
|Date of Birth:
|August 8, 1990
|28 Years Old
|Place of Birth:
|Tauranga, New Zealand
|5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)
|66 Kg in Kilogram; 145 lbs in Pounds
|Tauranga Boys’ College, Tauranga, New Zealand
Kane Williamson Cricket Career Information
|Right Handed Bat
|Test debut: Nov 04, 2010, vs India
ODI debut: Aug 10, 2010, vs India
T20 debut: Oct 15, 2011, vs Zimbabwe
IPL debut: Apr 11, 2015, vs Chennai Super Kings
Kane Williamson Major Teams: New Zealand, New Zealand Under-19, Gloucestershire, Yorkshire, Gloucestershire 2nd XI, Northern Districts, Sunrisers Hyderabad.
Kane Williamson Family Biography
|Sarah Raheem (Nurse)
Kane Williamson has been one of the brightest prospects for his team, he was born into a sporting family in Tauranga, this is the largest city in New Zealand’s Bay of Plenty region. Kane is a classy player in New Zealand. He has shown great potential and elegant style in every game. He is a successful cricketer and an outstanding player. Kane became a vital part of the New Zealand cricket team. He has a style in his playing and he is impressed by his outstanding performances. Here is Kane Williamson’s Biography, Career, Facts, Family, and Net worth.
Kane Williamson Childhood and Education
Kane Williamson was born on 8th August 1990 in Tauranga, New Zealand. His full name is Kane Stuart Williamson, in the cricket world, he has nicknames, Kane and New Zealand’s Don Bradman. His father’s name is Brett Williamson and his mother’s name is Sandra Williamson. Kane has three elder sisters and a brother, Kane is number five among all of them. Williamson has his twin brother Logan who is a few minutes younger than him, they are an athlete. Williamson and Logan have both excelled in many sports, including rugby, basketball, field hockey, soccer, volleyball, and cricket. He attended Tauranga’s Boy College where he initially played cricket on 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 14th August 2013, Kane signed for Yorkshire for playing their side, and he again signed for the 204 seasons, 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 the 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 10th August 2010, Kane Williamson made his ODI debut against India, in his debut match he was dismissed for a 9th ball at the duck. In the second test match, Kane was bowled by Angelo Mathews for a 2nd ball duck. Kane made his maiden One Day International century on 14th October 2010 against Bangladesh in Dhaka. After hitting the century he became the youngest centurion in his team’s Test history. After performing brilliantly against Bangladesh Kane successfully made his place on 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 the 8th New Zealand Cricketer 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 was also selected as captain ahead of the One Day International series against Pakistan.
He is currently 3 rd on the list for the highest ever strike rate by his countryside 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 the 2014 Champions League T20.
Kane Williamson also established one of the most potent numbers 3 and number 4 top order partnerships with Ross Tylor. Kane Williamson and Ross Tylor were also involved in 12 runs out across all formats of International cricket as of 26th January 2015.
In 2015, Kane scored 69 and 242 runs against Sri Lanka, took 2 catches, and got the title of Man of the Match, on 3 February 2015, Kane helped his team score the 99th 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 700 runs before the 2015 World Cup. On 17th June 2015, he became the 5th fastest batsman and also the 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 holds the position of captain of the New Zealand cricket team across all forms of cricket, he assumed this position after the retirement of Brendon McCullum. Kane Williamson was also titled for the New Zealand Player of the Year, 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 13th 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 batsmen, Kane has reached this feat with the 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 the New Zealand cricket team.
Kane Williamson IPL Career
Kane Williamson is a vital cog in the team of New Zealand lineup across formats. He has received high praise from the legendary 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 in every game. In the 2016 IPL Kane’s salary for the Sunrisers Hyderabad was calculated to be $89,000. Williamson became one of the highest-paid batsmen in the IPL.
Kane Williamson’s 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 after every game. Kane’s amazing performances and superb playing style help him to catch the heart of cricket fans. Kane was 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 also increases, the net worth of Kane Williamson is $1.5 Million.
Kane Williamson’s 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 a foreign land. It is usually seen that the cricketers have never spoken about their personal life in public and they always tried to keep their love affairs as confidential as possible 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.
Favorite Things of Kane Williamson
|Ricky Ponting, Sachin Tendulkar, and Jacques Kallis
|Dale Steyn and Shane Bond
|Redemption and Count of Monte Cristo
|Simon Webbe, Colbie, and Cat Stevens
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 an 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 cricket.
|Kane had a twin brother named Logan, who was born just 1 minute after Kane.
|In his schooling days, he was excellent in his studies.
|In 2005, Kane Williamson was given the most valuable player for his outstanding performances at a junior secondary school basketball tournament.
|Kane Williamson donated all his match fees that Kane received after an ODI series against Pakistan, he donated the amount to 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.