New Delhi: New Zealand batsman Kane Williamson completed 2000 ODI runs on Friday in the fifth and final limited over-match game against Pakistan in Abu Dhabi.
The stylish 24-year-old batsman, continued his fine form with the bat to put New Zealand in a commanding position in the series deciding match. Williamson had scored 1948 runs prior to the match on Friday and needed 52 runs to complete his milestone.
He scored his 13th ODI fifty against Pakistan to get to the feat in his 59th match. The Kiwi batsman scored 97 off 119 deliveries and shared a partnership of 116 runs with Ross Taylor as the visitors rallied to 202/2 in 42.1 overs.
That's 2000 ODI runs for Kane Williamson. Only 24 and with an average over 40 - there's plenty more to come #pakvnz ^CE
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The Kiwi star who was looking to get his second century on the trot, missed the figure by three runs after Shahid Afridi picked up his wicket. Williamson scored a match-winning 123 in the fourth ODI and also scored 46 and 70* in the games prior to that.
With an average over 40 in ODI cricket, Williamson is touted to be a big player in the coming days for New Zealand.