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Kane Williamson Biography, Age, Height, Wife, Family, IPL, Stats & Facts

Kane Williamson Biography – A cricketer who broke the record of Sir Don Bradman, and according to some cricket legends, he will be known as the greatest batsman of New Zealand cricket history in the future!

Family Background:

Kane Williamson was born on August 08, 1990, in Tauranga, New Zealand. His father Brett Williamson was a Sales representative & also a cricketer. He had played Under-17 & Club cricket for Newzealand. His mother Sandra Williamson was a Basketball player.

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He has 3 sisters named Kylie Williamson, Sophie Williamson & Anna Williamson, and two of them are Volleyball players.

Kane has also a twin brother named Logan Williamson. They have played many sports together, like Rugby, Ice-hockey, Volleyball, Soccer & Cricket.

Kane Williamson Biography:

Williamson's Profile
Personal Life
Full NameKane Stuart Williamson
Nickname Kane
Date of BirthAugust 8, 1990
Age29 years (in 2020)
NationalityNew Zealander
ReligionChristian
Zodiac/Sun SignLeo
Birth PlaceTauranga, New Zealand
SchoolNot Known
CollegeNot Known
Physical Stats
Height5ft. 8”
(173 cm)
Weight66 kg
(145 lbs)
Hair ColorBlonde
Eye ColorLight blue
Family & Relationships
FatherBrett Williamson
MotherSandra Williamson
Siblings3 Sisters (Anna, Kylie & Sophie Williamson) & 1 Brother (Logan Williamson)
Marital StatusUnmarried
Girlfriend

Occupation
Sarah Raheem

Nurse
Career
ProfessionCricketer
CoachPacey Depina, David Johnston
Playing RoleTop-order batsman
Batting StyleRight-hand bat
Bowling StyleRight-arm offbreak
Major TeamsNew Zealand, Gloucestershire, Gloucestershire 2nd XI, New Zealand Under-19s, Northern Districts, , Yorkshire, Barbados Tridents, Sunrisers Hyderabad
International
(Test) Debut
India vs New Zealand at Ahmedabad (Nov 4-8, 2010)
International
(ODI) Debut
India vs New Zealand at Dambulla (August 10, 2010)
International
(T20I) Debut
New Zealand vs Zimbabwe at Harare (October 15, 2011)
First-Class DebutAuckland vs Northern Districts at Auckland (December 10-12, 2007)
List-A Debut Auckland vs Northern Districts at Auckland (Dec 30, 2007)
T-20 DebutCanterbury vs Northern Districts at Christchurch (February 6, 2009)

Williamson’s Cricket Career:

At the age of 14, Kane started playing senior-level age cricket.  In 2004, he joined Tauranga Boys’ College and enhanced his cricket skills under the guidance of Pacey Depina. In 2008, he completed his college, and by that time he had already scored 40 centuries for his college team.

 

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At the age of 16, he started playing first-class cricket. In December 2007, Williamson made his First-Class debut for Northern Districts against Auckland. He scored 2 runs in the first innings and a duck in the second innings.

On December 30, 2007, he started his List-A career against Auckland in which he scored 25 runs in just 28 balls. In the same year, he made his Under-19 debut against New Zealand.

Two years later, on February 06, 2009, he made his T20 debut against Canterbury. He played for Gloucestershire in 2011 English County season & signed for Yorkshire in August 2013.

International Career:

In March 2010, he was selected in the second test match squad of New Zealand vs Australia match but didn’t get the chance to play.

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On August 10, 2010, Kane played his first One Day International match against India in Srilanka-Triangular-Series. But on his debut match, he got out on a duck.

Later, in November, he made his Test debut against India. He scored 131 runs in the first innings of the match.

On October 15, 2011, he made his T20 International debut against Zimbabwe at Harare. He didn’t get the chance to bat as New Zealand chased down the score of 123 runs without losing any wicket.

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Stats:

Cricket Stats:
Batting Stats:
TestsODIsT20IsFirst ClassList-AT20s
Matches7414957141210178
Innings13014255242199170
Runs6163613215051094882534433
H.S.242* 14873* 284* 148* 101*
Average52.2247.9031.3549.0946.6229.75
100s/50s20/3013/390/930/5717/511/29
Bowling Stats:
TestsODIsT20IsFirst-ClassList-AT20s
Matches74149 57141210178
Innings62 65121379953
Wickets29376856730
Economy3.355.358.333.365.187.00
Best Bowling
(Match)
4/44 4/22 2/16 5/59 5/51 3/33

IPL Career:

In IPL 2015, Kane was bought by Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) at 60 lakhs. In this season, he played 2 matches and scored a total of 31 runs.

He was retained by SRH for IPL 2016, in which he played 6 matches and scored 124 runs. Also, Sunrisers Hyderabad was the winner of the season.

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He played in IPL 2017 for the same team and scored 256 runs in 7 matches.

In IPL 2018, Kane was retained by SRH at a whopping price of 3 crores, even he got the captainship of the team. He was the only ‘foreign’ Captain of that season.

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In IPL 2018, Williamson became the most run scorer with 735 runs including 8 half-centuries. Hence, awarded by the Orange Cap in the season.

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He missed some matches of the IPL 2019 due to his shoulder injury but managed to score 156 runs in 9 innings.

IPL Stats:

Williamson's IPL Stats
YearMatchesRunsHighest ScoreAverageStrike-Rate50/100
201523126*31.00114.810/0
201661245020.66101.631/0
201772568942.66151.472/0
2018177358452.50142.448/0
2019915670*22.28120.001/0

Facts about Kane Williamson:

  • Kane Williamson’s favorite Cricketers are Sachin Tendulkar, Ricky Ponting  & Jacques Kallis.
  • He is the fastest New Zealand player who scores 3000 & 6000 runs in Test cricket.
  • Kane Williamson has scored the highest no. of Centuries for New Zealand. (20 Centuries till May 2019).

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  • On October 14, 2010, he became the youngest Kiwi who score an ODI Century.
  • Kane became the 8th batsman of New Zealand Cricket, who scored a century on his Test debut.
  • When India touring New Zealand in January 2014, he scored half-centuries in all the 5 ODI Matches. After Yasir Hameed, he is only the second player to do so.
  • Kane Williamson’s girlfriend Sarah Raheem is a certified English Nurse.
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Kane Williamson with his girlfriend

  • After 5 Matches series against Pakistan in 2014, he donated all his fees to the victims of the Peshawar School Terror Attack.
  • He had bowled for his team also. Kane is a right-arm off-spinner.

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  • Kane is a Right-hand batsman and bowler but writes Left-handed.

Frequently asked questions on Google:


Q1: Is Kane Williamson a twin?

Ans: Yes, his twin brother’s name is Logan Williamson.


Q2: Who is the girlfriend of Kane Williamson?

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Ans: Sarah Raheem


Q3: Whos is the father of Kane Williamson?

Ans: Brett Williamson


Q4: What is the age of Kane Williamson?

Ans: 30 years (in 2020)


Social media accounts:

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