Kane Williamson

NZ vs Australia 2nd T20: Guptill and Neesham show help Kiwis eke out win

New Zealand went 2-0 up in the T20 series against Australia with a hard-fought four-run win in Dunedin in the second T20 international on Thursday (February 25). Martin Guptill was the star of the show, hammering 97 off 50 balls and in the process becoming the batsman to hit the most sixes in T20 -- going past Rohit Sharma's record. NZ all-rounder smashed 45 off 16 balls with the bat and then bowled the final over to help his team defend 15 runs. Here are the top highlights from the action-packed second T20 match.

Feb 25, 2021, 17:34 PM IST

It's exciting to play WTC final as it adds context to Test cricket: Kane Williamson

New Zealand, led by one of the finest batsmen in modern times, have qualified for the final with 70 percentage points after Australia decided to indefinitely postpone their away series against South Africa in the wake of a fresh surge of Covid-19 cases there. 

Feb 02, 2021, 23:29 PM IST

ICC Test Rankings: Cheteshwar Pujara climbs to 6th spot, Ajinkya Rahane moves to 8th place

India skipper Virat Kohli and New Zealand captain Kane Williamson have retained their fourth and first spot in the latest rankings while England all-rounder Ben Stokes who was rested for Sri Lanka Tests has moved down two places to tenth position in the batting rankings.

Jan 30, 2021, 15:05 PM IST

Kane Williamson's New Zealand crush Pakistan, seal no 1 Test rankings

The Kiwis started the year with a commanding 2-0 win over Virat Kohli & co. Getting back to the sport after a forced Covid-19 hiatus, New Zealand defeated West Indies 2-0 at home and maintained the same tempo against Pakistan. 

Jan 06, 2021, 11:32 AM IST

These two Indian players are among West Indies great Brian Lara's best of morden era

Lara mentioned Bumrah, England's Jofra Archer and James Anderson, South Africa's Kagiso Rabada and Afghanistan spinner Rashid Khan as the best five in the present era.

Dec 05, 2020, 17:25 PM IST

1st Test Day 2: Kane Williamson's 251 puts New Zealand on top against West Indies

On Friday, Williamson made his highest Test score of 251, surpassing his previous best of an unbeaten 242 against Sri Lanka at the Basin Reserve in January 2015.

Dec 04, 2020, 12:51 PM IST

Kane Williamson, Tom Latham help New Zealand take Day 1 honours in 1st Test against West Indies

At the end of the day's play, the Black Caps were nicely placed 243/2 with Williamson and Ross Taylor batting at the crease on 97 and 31 respectively.

Dec 03, 2020, 12:49 PM IST

Milestone man Harry Kane strikes late as Tottenham Hotspur win at West Brom

Tottenham temporarily moved top with 17 points from eight matches while winless West Brom, who could count themselves unfortunate, remained third bottom of the standings.

Nov 09, 2020, 16:54 PM IST

IPL 2020: David Warner gives this impressive nickname to Kane Williamson after match-winning knock

Kane Williamson played a match-winning knock of 50* (off 44 balls) and took SRH to a 6-wicket win over RCB on Friday in the IPL 2020 Playoffs Eliminator.

Nov 07, 2020, 16:38 PM IST

IPL 2020: Kane Williamson confirms he's available for SunRisers Hyderabad's next clash against Delhi Capitals

Former SunRisers Hyderabad skipper Kane Williamson, who missed his franchise's opening two matches of the 2020 Indian Premier League (IPL) due to injury, has confirmed that he will be available for the side's upcoming clash against Delhi Capitals in Abu Dhabi.

Sep 27, 2020, 00:22 AM IST

Indian Premier League 2020: Great that tournament is going ahead, says Kane Williamson

The SunRisers Hyderabad batsman and New Zealand skipper arrived in the UAE on Thursday and expressed his excitement about the upcoming IPL 2020

Sep 05, 2020, 20:02 PM IST

Born August 8, 1990: Kane Williamson, New Zealand skipper

Williamson made his international debut for New Zealand during a One-Day International (ODI) clash against India in August 2010 in Dambulla.

Aug 08, 2020, 16:49 PM IST

Cricket World Cup 2019 Rewind: Kane Williamson's ton guided New Zealand to dramatic win over South Africa

Williamson led from the front as he smashed an unbeaten knock of 138-ball 108 runs, including nine boundaries and a six.

Jun 19, 2020, 12:25 PM IST

Virat Kohli has married his ability to hunger and drive: Kane Williamson

The two are considered amongst the best in the business in the world at present and Kohli has time and again praised the Kiwi skipper.

Jun 08, 2020, 17:42 PM IST

Fortunate to play against each other: Kane Williamson on Virat Kohli

New Zealand Captain Kane Williamson spoke on how his friendship with Kohli has developed in last few years.

Jun 07, 2020, 14:50 PM IST

On this day in 2019, Kane Williamson, Ross Taylor guided New Zealand to thrilling win over Bangladesh in World Cup tie

New Zealand won the toss and opted to bowl first during the clash of the showpiece event.

Jun 05, 2020, 14:22 PM IST

Love our chats: Virat Kohli posts unseen picture with 'good man' Kane Williamson

Along with the picture, the 31-year-old Indian skipper dubbed Williamson as a 'good man'.

May 22, 2020, 12:17 PM IST

Ross Taylor clinches Sir Richard Hadlee Medal, Tim Southee named Test Player of the Year

On Thursday, skipper Kane Williamson and White Ferns' Suzie Bates named men's and women's ODI Players of the Year, respectively.

May 01, 2020, 10:00 AM IST

New Zealand captains Kane Williamson, Sophie Devine win top honours

The New Zealand Cricket awards will conclude on Friday when the Sir Richard Hadlee medal for Player of the Year, Test Player of the Year and Umpire of the Year will be announced.


Apr 30, 2020, 15:09 PM IST

Coronavirus: Lionel Messi calls health workers 'anonymous heroes'

Earlier, New Zealand skipper Kane Williamson had also praised doctors and nurses for their efforts in these trying circumstances.

Apr 13, 2020, 17:59 PM IST