Kane Williamson Family, Wedding Pics | Age, Biography, Height, Wiki, Wife, Daughter, Son
New Zealand cricketer
Born: August 8, 1990 (age 27 years), Tauranga, New Zealand
Test debut (cap 248): 4 November 2010 v India
ODI debut (cap 191): 10 August 2010 v India
Last ODI: 10 March 2018 v England
T20I debut: 15 October 2011 v Zimbabwe
Batting: Right-handed batsman
Kane Stuart Williamson (born 8 August 1990) is a New Zealand international cricketer who currently captains the New Zealand national team. He is a right-handed batsman and an occasional off spin bowler. He is currently captain of Sunrisers Hyderabad in the Indian Premier League.
Williamson has played for Northern Districts in domestic cricket in New Zealand as well as for both Gloucestershire and Yorkshire in the English county cricket.
Williamson made his first-class debut in December 2007. He made his U-19 debut against the touring Indian U-19 team the same year and was named captain of the New Zealand U-19 team for the 2008 U-19 Cricket World Cup.
He made his international debut in 2010. Williamson has represented New Zealand at the 2011 and 2015 editions of the Cricket World Cup and 2012, 2014 and 2016 editions of the ICC World Twenty20. He made his full-time captaincy debut for New Zealand in the 2016 ICC World Twenty20 in India.
At various times Ian Chappell and Martin Crowe have ranked Williamson among the top four or five test cricket batsmen, along with Joe Root, Steve Smith, Virat Kohli and David Warner.
Williamson has a twin brother named Logan, who is a few minutes younger than him. The twins are the youngest of five children, and the siblings are girls. Kane and Logan have both excelled at several sports, including rugby, field hockey, basketball, volleyball, soccer and cricket. Williamson’s childhood hero was Sachin Tendulkar.
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. He is ambidextrous. He bowls and bats right handed but writes left handed.