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Kane Williamson

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Kane Williamson: New Zealand cricketer
Kane Stuart Williamson is a New Zealand international cricketer who is currently the captain of the New Zealand national team in all formats. He is a right-handed batsman and an occasional off spin bowler. Williamson made his first-class cricket 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, 2015 and 2019 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. He captained New Zealand national team in 2019 Cricket World Cup and led the team to the finals. He was then awarded the Player of the Tournament award.

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England in New Zealand: Drawn second Test seals 1-0 series win for hosts

New Zealand seal a 1-0 series win over England as Kane Williamson and Ross Taylor centuries ensure a draw in the second Test in Hamilton.
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Drawn second Test seals New Zealand series win over England

New Zealand seal a 1-0 series win over England as Kane Williamson and Ross Taylor centuries ensure a draw in the second Test in Hamilton.
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Williamson plans to apologise to Archer in person for fan racism

New Zealand captain Kane Williamson plans to apologise in person to Jofra Archer for the racist abuse the England bowler received from a fan during the first Test.
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Jofra Archer racially abused by fan: Kane Williamson plans to apologise to England bowler in person

New Zealand captain Kane Williamson plans to apologise in person to Jofra Archer for the racist abuse the England bowler received from a fan during the first Test.
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Ben Stokes: England cricketer wants Kane Williamson to win New Zealand award

England all-rounder Ben Stokes says he is "flattered" to be nominated for the New Zealander of the Year award - but wants Black Caps captain Kane Williamson to win.
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Anything possible in final, says Kane Williamson

New Zealand will "keep their feet on the ground" as they bid to upset England and win their first World Cup, says captain Kane Williamson.
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India vs New Zealand: Kohli and Williamson on World Cup semi-final

India and New Zealand prepare to meet with a place in the final of the World Cup at Lord's at stake.
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Cricket World Cup: England's Mark Wood runs out Kane Williamson of New Zealand

New Zealand's Kane Williamson is run-out at the non-strikers end as Mark Wood gets a slight touch on Ross Taylor's drive in his follow-through.
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Cricket World Cup: New Zealand's Kane Williamson out for 148 as Sheldon Cottrell claims fourth wicket

cricket world cup: new zealand's kane williamson out for 148 as sheldon cottrell claims fourth wicket
Kane Williamson's impressive innings comes to an end on 148 as Shai Hope catches the New Zealand batsman and Sheldon Cottrell claims his fourth wicket for West Indies.
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Cricket World Cup: Watch Brathwaite's fielding fail during West Indies v New Zealand

cricket world cup: watch brathwaite's fielding fail during west indies v new zealand
Watch a horror bit of fielding from Carlos Brathwaite, who completely mistimes his dive to stop Kane Williamson's drive.
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'An old school gem' - Williamson's match-winning ton praised after tense NZ win over SA

'an old school gem' - williamson's match-winning ton praised after tense nz win over sa
Kane Williamson is praised after his unbeaten century guides New Zealand to a tense four-wicket World Cup win over South Africa.
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Cricket World Cup: Kane Williamson guides New Zealand past South Africa in thrilling finish

cricket world cup: kane williamson guides new zealand past south africa in thrilling finish
New Zealand captain Kane Williamson guides the Kiwis past South Africa in a thrilling finish in the World Cup group game at Edgbaston.
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Sublime Williamson guides New Zealand to victory over South Africa

sublime williamson guides new zealand to victory over south africa
New Zealand captain Kane Williamson plays one of the great World Cup innings to steer his side to a tense four-wicket victory over South Africa at Edgbaston.
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