Kane Williamson Cricketer Profile – Age, Achievements, Career, Stats & More

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Kane Stuart Williamson rose at the time when New Zealand’s best Test cricketers were retiring. He came in as a young talented batsman with the skill of facing lethal pace attacks and tackling quality spinners with his quick footwork. He was born in a family which played cricket, and hence his cricket journey had begun very early. Here we will know more about Kane Williamson by looking into his details. 

Basic Information About Kane Williamson

Full Name Kane Stuart Williamson
Age 31 years
Born In Tauranga, New Zealand
Bat Style Right-handed Batsman
Bowl Style Right arm off-break
Nationality New Zealand
Birth Date 8 August 1990
Height 1.73m
Spouse Sarah Raheem
Net Worth 73 Crore Rupees ($10 million)
Teams New Zealand, Gloucestershire, Northern Districts, New Zealand A, Yorkshire, New Zealand Under-19, Sunrisers Hyderabad, Barbados Royals, New Zealanders, Edmonton Royals, Birmingham Phoenix.

 

Kane Williamson is among the best Batsman of this era. Since his first game, he has been recording some great records in all kinds of formats. Additionally, he is a powerful fielder in slip, and fans adore him, especially with his catches. Here are his batting and bowling stats;

Kane Williamson Cricket Batting Stats:

ODIs: Kane has played in 151 ODI matches wherein 144 innings; he has made 6173 runs and a high score of 148. His number of Not Outs is 14, an average of 47.48, and a strike rate of 81.75. Kane’s Hundreds are 13 and 39 fifties. 

Tests: For the Tests, Kane has played in 85 matches where he has made 7230 runs and 14 Not Outs in 148 innings. His average is 53.76, while his highest score is 251, with a strike rate of 51.76. His Hundreds are 24 and 33 fifties. 

T20Is: Kane Williamson has played in 67 T20Is, where he has made 1805 runs and a high score of 95 in 65 innings. His number of Not Outs is 8, while the average is 31.66 and a strike rate of 125.08. Kane has no Hundreds, but he has 13 fifties. 

T20s: Kane has played in 206 T20 matches where in 197 innings, he has made 5291 runs, with the highest score being 101. His average is 31.87, 31 Not Outs, and a strike rate of 125.55. His Hundreds are one, and his fifties are 38. 

Kane Williamson Cricket Bowling Stats:

ODIs: Kane has bowled in 65 innings, where he has made 244.3 runs and 1310runs. He has smashed 37 wickets. His average is 35.40, an economy rate of 5.35, and his best-bowled innings are 4/22. 

Tests: In 67 innings, Kane has bowled; he has made 358.3 runs and 1207 overs, with an economy rate of 3.36. His average is 40.23, and a total of 30 wickets. His best innings bowled is 4/44. 

T20Is: Kane has bowled in 12 innings in the T20Is, where he has made 19.4 overs, 164 runs, and 6 wickets. His average score is 27.33, his economy rate of 8.33, and his best-bowled innings 2/16. 

T20s: For the T20s, Kane has bowled 54 innings where he has made 128.2 overs and 909 runs. He has smashed 30 wickets, has an average of 30.30, and has an economy rate of 7.08. His best-bowled innings are 3/33. 

Career Information

At the age of 17, Kane made his first-class debut in 2007 for the Northern Districts. In 2008, he was named the captain of the New Zealand U19 and had continued to make great records. Here are his debuts in different tournaments;

IPL Debut:

On February 6, 2015, Sunrisers Hyderabad purchased Kane Williamson. The same year on April 11, Kane made his IPL debut against Chennai Super Kings at MA Chidambaram Stadium. 

His last IPL match was on May 4, 2021, against Mumbai Indians at Arun Jaitley Stadium. 

Test Debut:

Kane Williamson was named in the New Zealand Test squad against India on November 4, 2010. In his first innings, Kane scored 131 runs off 299 balls.

The last Test he played was against India at the Rose Bowl on July 18, 2021. New Zealand won by 8 wickets. 

ODI Debut:

Kane made his ODI debut on August 10, 2010, against India but was dismissed for a 9th ball duck and did not score a single run. His last ODI match was on March 20, 2020, against Australia at Bellerive Oval. 

T20 Debut:

Kane Williamson made his T20 on October 15, 2011, against Zimbabwe at Harare Sports Club. He went on to get the captaincy of New Zealand in the ICC T20 World Cup in 2016. His last T20 match was on March 7, 2021, against Australia at Westpac Stadium. 

Records/ Achievements

  • He was named the captain of Sunrisers Hyderabad in 2018. During this year, under his captaincy, Sunrisers finished as runners-up.  
  • Kane became the eighth New Zealand cricketer to register a century on Test debut on November 4, 2010. 
  • He recorded 100 for 69 balls, becoming the third-highest strike rate by a New Zealand cricket player in ODI. 
  • He is the fifth-fastest Batsman in the world and the fastest New Zealand cricketer to score 3000 runs. 
  • Williamson became the first New Zealander to score 6000 runs in test cricket. 
  • He became the thirteenth Batsman to score a test century against all test-playing countries. 
  • Williamson holds the record of having the most ruins- 1172 runs in 2015. 

Awards and Accolades

  • Kane was named in Test XI of the year by Cricbuzz in 2014. 
  • In 2016 he was named Test player of the year 2016. 
  • He was rewarded the Sir Richard Hadlee Medal in 2015-16 and 2016-17. 
  • In 2017, Kane was named the 12th man in the ‘Team of the Tournament’ at the 2017 Champions Trophy by the ICC and Cricinfo. 
  • Kane was named the captain of Test XI by ESPNCricinfo in 2018. 
  • In 2018 he was awarded the IPL Orange Cap for recording the most rubs. 
  • He was named in the IPL XI of the tournament by Cricbuzz in 2018. 
  • Kane was named player of the tournament by the ICC Cricket World Cup in 2019. 

Kane Williamson has grown into a successful New Zealand Cricketer, as expected from a young age.  

Reference Resource: 

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kane_Williamson
  2. https://www.sportskeeda.com/player/ks-williamson
  3. https://www.espncricinfo.com/player/kane-williamson-277906
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