Kane Stuart Williamson is an New Zealand cricketer. Being Right Handed Batsman & Right-arm of-break & Wicket-keeper-batter in the New Zealand national cricket team. He also played IPL for Gujarat Titans.
|Born||08 August 1990, Tauranga|
|Height||5 ft 8 inch (173 cm)|
Kane Stuart Williamson was born on 08 August 1990, Tauranga, New Zealand . His age is around 33 years (2023)
Williamson has two children, a daughter and son with wife Sarah Raheem whom he met in 2015.
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.
Kane Williamson was born on 8 August 1990 in Tauranga, New Zealand. His father Brett was a sales representative who had played under-17 and club cricket in New Zealand and his mother Sandra had been a representative basketball player.
He has a twin brother Logan, who is one minute younger than him. The brothers have three older sisters, Anna, Kylie and Sophie. All three were accomplished volleyball players, and Anna and Sophie were in New Zealand age group teams.
Williamson was 17, when he led the New Zealand Under-19 side in the World Cup in Malaysia in 2008. New Zealand reached the semi-final, where they lost to the eventual champions India.
On 24 March 2010, Williamson was named in the New Zealand Test squad for the second Test against Australia, but ultimately he did not play in the match.
Williamson made his One Day International debut against India on 10 August 2010. He was dismissed for a 9th ball duck. In his second match, he was bowled by Angelo Mathews for a second ball duck.
He scored his maiden ODI century. against Bangladesh on 14 October 2010 in Dhaka and hence became the youngest centurion in New Zealand’s cricket history.
Due to his performance on the Bangladesh Tour where New Zealand suffered a 4–0 whitewash, Williamson was selected in the New Zealand Test squad for the tour of India that followed.
Williamson made his Test Cricket debut against India at Ahmedabad on 4 November 2010. In his first innings he scored 131 runs off 299 balls and became the eighth New Zealand player to score a century on Test debut.
|Test Debut||04 November 2010 v India (Cap 248)|
|ODI Debut||10 August 2010 v Pakistan (Cap 161)|
|T20I Debut||16 October 2011 v Zimbabwe (Cap 49)|
|IPL||2015-2022: Sunrisers Hyderabad |
2023 : Gujarat Titans
Rising through the ranks
Williamson scored 161 not out against West Indies in June 2014, his second century of the series and helped secure a rare away Test series victory for his side.
He finished as the leading overall run scorer in the series with 413 runs, and was denied a double century only by rain, which encouraged skipper Brendon McCullum to declare in the interest of obtaining a result in the match. He was also reported for a suspect bowling action in April 2014, but was cleared in December 2014.
His illegal bowling started after he left high school in order to get a faster release and turn on the ball. His new action essentially reverts him to his action in high school, with a more side-on approach and less wrist and elbow deviation. He was also named as captain ahead of the ODI and Twenty20 series against Pakistan as Brendon McCullum was rested.
Williamson scored 100* off 69 balls against Zimbabwe at Bulawayo, which at the time was the second fastest century by a New Zealander in a One Day International.
He also established one of the most potent top-order partnership with Ross Taylor, with Williamson himself being the most prolific number-three batsman for the national side since former captain Stephen Fleming. As a fielder, his position is predominantly at gully.
In 2015, he started with 69 and 242* against Sri Lanka, with two catches in the field in a man-of-the-match performance. On 3 February 2015, he scored the 99th ODI century in the New Zealand’s history, against Pakistan;
Ross Taylor scored the 100th in the same match. He also scored over 700 runs before the 2015 Cricket World Cup in the first two months of the calendar year.
On 17 June 2015 he became the fifth-fastest batsmen and fastest New Zealander to score 3,000 runs, getting them in just 78 innings. On 15 November 2015 Williamson and Taylor became the first pair of away batsmen to each score 2nd innings centuries at WACA Ground in Perth.
In December 2015, during the second Test against Sri Lanka, Williamson broke the record for the most Test runs scored in a calendar year by a New Zealander, with 1172 runs.
He also ended 2015 with 2692 runs, the highest total across all forms of international cricket for the year, and third highest total in a single year.
He was awarded the T20 Player of the Year by NZC for the 2014–15 season.
In March 2016, Williamson assumed the position of captain of New Zealand across all forms of cricket after the retirement of Brendon McCullum, beginning with the World T20I cup in India. He was named as captain of the ‘Team of the Tournament’ by Cricinfo and Cricbuzz.
He also picked up NZ player of the year, Test player of the year and the Red path Cup for top batsman in first class cricket for the second year in a row.
In June 2021, he led New Zealand to victory in the inaugural ICC World Test Championship, beating India in the final by eight wickets. In August 2021, Williamson was named as the captain of New Zealand’s squad for the 2021 ICC Men’s T20 World Cup.
Under his captaincy, New Zealand reached their third consecutive ICC event final across all formats after beating England in the semi-final of the T20 World Cup.
In the final, Williamson scored a brilliant knock of 85 off 48 balls but ended up on the losing side after facing defeat to Australia by 8 wickets. He was New Zealand’s top scorer in the tournament with 216 runs at an average of 43.20.
In February 2015 Williamson signed for Indian Premier League side Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH). He played for the side in the 2016 season, winning the title, and was retained for the 2017 and 2018 seasons. He captained the side in 2018, replacing David Warner.
Under Williamson’s captaincy, Sunrisers Hyderabad finished runners-up and he was the season’s leading scorer, with 735 runs.
In IPL 2021, Kane took over the captaincy from David Warner in the middle of the season. However, SRH finished last in the tournament, winning only 3 matches.
He was retained by the franchise for the 2022 edition as the captain, but failed to perform, averaging 19.64, with a strike rate of 93.51 and scoring one half-century. He will play for Gujarat Titans in IPL 2023 after they bid INR 2 crore for him.
Kane Williamson Stats
Kane Williamson Net Worth
According to various online resources the net worth of Kane Williamson is estimated around $8 million dollars which is 65 crores in Indian Currency.
Apart from New Zealand Cricket Board match fees, Kane Williamson is also playing for Gujarat Titans in IPL . Since many years of 2022 IPL, Kane Williamson is also getting an IPL contract every year, from which 2 Crores is the current salary of Kane Williamson for playing from Gujarat Titans.
Social Media and Advertisements
Kane Williamson has also a best amount of social media following by which he makes decent amount of money. He had also done many TV commercials for Brands till now.
|Net Worth||$8 Million|
|Net Worth In Indian Rupees||65 Crore INR|
|Monthly Income And Salary||1 crore+|
|Yearly Income||8 Crore +|
|Income Source||Cricket, Advertisement|
Social Media of Kane Williamson
Kane Williamson has also a huge amount of Fan following over his social media platforms. He has total 2 million followers combining his Instagram.
Kane Williamson posts entertaining content on his Instagram with members of Team India & New Zealand at a period of time. His reels also got viral many times till now.
FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions)
1. What is the net worth of Kane Williamson in Indian rupees?
Ans. The net worth of Kane Williamson in 65 crores in Indian rupees.
2. How old is Kane Williamson ?
Ans. Kane Williamson is 33 years old.
3. Nick name of Kane Williamson?
Ans. No any Nick name of Kane Williamson.
4. Which Country in Kane Williamson Belongs ?
Ans. Kane Williamson Belongs to New Zealand.
5. IPL fees of Kane Williamson?
Ans. Kane Williamson got 2 Crore for Playing IPL.
6. For Which Team Kane Williamson play IPL 2023?
Ans. Kane Williamson play IPL for Gujarat Titans in 2023.