Kane Williamson Bio 2021: Age, Career, Statistics, Net Worth
Kane Williamson (born August 8, 1990) is a popular Cricketer from Newzealand who is also a captain of the men’s national team in all forms of cricket. He is regarded as one of the best batsmen in the world. Kane is also an occasional spin bowler who mostly bowls off-spin. He is currently no 1 Test batsman of the world with a batting rating of over 890. Due to his incredible form and performances, Williamson was among the top 3 of ICC Male cricketer of the decade and Test Cricketer of the Decade awards however unfortunately he did not win any of them. Williamson is one of the most followed cricketers in social media with over 5 million social media fan following worldwide.
Kane Williamson was born in Tauranga, New Zealand. His father’s name was Brett Williamson and his mother’s name was Sandra Williamson. Regarding siblings, he has three sisters and a brother named Kylie, Sophie, Anna, Logan, and Kylie. Kane Williamson was born in an athletic family or family dependent on sports as his dad was a cricketer and his mother was a basketball player. Kane’s sisters were also Volleyball players and after Kane and Logan were born, Bret immediately started to train them to become a cricketer.
Regarding education, Kane Williamson went to Pillas Point Elementary School where he started learning how to play cricket as it was the only place in the locality to teach Cricket and also had an in-house cricket team. Later in his early years, he attended Tauranga College and graduated from the said college. Kane started to play national cricket when he was just 14 years old.
Kane Williamson’s senior career started in August 2010 when he was just 20 years old and was regarded as one of the most promising youngsters in the world. However, his debut started becoming his nightmare when he got out in ducks for both of the consecutive matches against India and Srilanka. Despite the dismal form, the Newzealand cricket team did not give on one of their potent batsmen and soon Kane rewarded them with his first ODI century against Bangladesh. After the promising performance, everyone in the Kiwis was relieved and it also earned his spot for the India Test series in which he scored his first Test century as well.
Newzealand was on a losing streak but Kane Williamson was not affected by it as he scored 102 against South Africa despite the loss for Kiwis and also scored another 135 against Srilanka but this time his effort saw him hand Newzealand victory against Srilanka. In early 2019, Kane Williamson made unbeatable 200 against Bangaladesh to post a mammoth target of club-record 715 against Bangladesh. The effort made him the first Newzealand player to reach 6000 runs in test matches. Immediately after the Bangladesh test matches, Kane Williamson was selected as the captain of Newzealand in the 2019 world cup. Williamson started the tournament in grand fashion as he scored another 100 to hand victory against South Africa.
Kane Williamson scored 148 runs against Westindies to become a man of the match as Newzealand won the match with 5 runs. He also became the fastest player to reach 3000 runs in ODI in just over 100 innings. Kane Williamson became the player of the tournament of the 2019 World Cup. He was also nominated for his phenomenal performance for over a decade in the categories Test Cricket of the Decade and Men’s Player of the Decade awards.
Marital Status and Girlfriend
Kane Williamson is currently in a relationship with Sarah Rahim for over 6 years. Sarah is a nurse and first met with Kane when he was injured and treating it. Kane fell in love with Sarah at the first sight so he asked for a number hesitantly. However, she was happy with it and the couple started dating each other. Kane Williamson is a father of a lovely daughter who is just a year old. Kane and his wife are private people so they barely share their intimate moments together on social media.
Kane Williamson has become one of the greatest batsmen in the world and is one of the greats of Newzealand cricket team. He is the leader by example and has led Newzealand in all formats of the game. Kane often is the reason for his team victory as he leads with calm and composure on the matches. Williamson has earned quite a lot of money from his primary career as a cricketer. He has settled his position in the top 5 best batsmen of the world for over 5 months. Currently Kane Williamson earners from his cricket, brands, and other sponsorships. He has a net worth of approximately $5 million as of 2021.
- Kane Williamson met his girlfriend when he was treating his injuries.
- Williamson is the father of his 1 year old daughter.
- He became the highest run getter in 2018 IPL and got himself a Orange Cup.
- Kane Williamson childhood idol was Sachin Tendulkar.
- Willimson has a net worth of approximately $5 million as of 2021.