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About Kane Williamson

Kane Williamson (b. 8 August 1990) is a New Zealand cricketer. He plays for Northern Districts, making his first-class debut in 2006-07. He made his U-19 debut against the touring Indian U-19 team and was named captain of the New Zealand U-19 team for the 2008 U-19 Cricket World Cup. Williamson also plays for Bay of Plenty in the Hawke Cup.

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Kiwis summon Test specialists to cover for 'injury-hit' ODI squad against Windies
Test specialists Brendon McCullum, Neil Wagner, Chris Martin, Daniel Vettori and Kruger van Wyk have all been asked to join the New Zealand squad earlier than their scheduled time in order to give a boost to their injury-hit one-day squad.

New Zealand wary of Windies' 'big hitters' ahead of T20 series clash
New Zealand captain Ross Taylor is wary of the West Indies big hitters Chris Gayle, Dwayne Smith, Marlon Samuels and Kieron Pollard ahead of their Twenty20 series in the United states.

Taylor stresses on importance of Twenty20s to gain momentum for Windies tour
New Zealand cricket captain Ross Taylor is stressing the importance of making an early statement on their tour of the West Indies, which starts on Sunday with the first of two Twenty20 internationals.

India favourites to lift Twenty20 World Cup: Williamson
With less than 100 days to go to the Twenty20 World Cup in Sri Lanka, New Zealand batsman Kane Williamson feels that cricketing powerhouse India will be amongst the favourites to lift the trophy.

South Africa born Wagner selected for Kiwi tour of West Indies
South African-born Neil Wagner has been named in New Zealand Test squad for the upcoming tour of the West Indies, while senior batsman Brendon McCullum has been given rest for the two shorter forms.

Kiwi batsman Williamson says Petersen's catch was 'debatable'
Kiwi middle order batsman Kane Williamson believes the umpires' decision to declare him not out, when Alviro Petersen had caught him during the last day of the final Test, was right, as the catch was 'debatable'.

Williamson receives plaudits after scoring Test match saving ton in Wellington
New Zealand middle order batsman Kane Williamson has received plaudits from his teammates, and also from the South African team after scoring a match saving century on the final day of the Wellington Test match.

Taylor admits he was ready to bat with broken arm to save Wellington Test
New Zealand Test team captain Ross Taylor has said he was ready to bat despite of having a broken arm to save the Wellington Test match against the Proteas.

Williamson's century helps New Zealand salvage draw in Wellington Test
New Zealand middle order batsman Kane Williamson scored a brilliant century to help his team salvage a draw in the final Test match in Wellington, after South Africa had set them a final innings target of 390 to chase in 89 overs.

Black Caps batting order still a jigsaw for Wright
The composition of the New Zealand batting card is still doubtful despite early indications that Daniel Flynn would play as an opener in the Wellington Test against South Africa.

South Africa thrashes New Zealand by nine wickets in second Test match
South Africa has defeated New Zealand by nine wickets in the second Test match at Hamilton, taking an unassailable lead of 1-0 in the three Test match series.

Kiwi batsmen wobble again in second innings against Proteas
New Zealand top order batsmen once again failed to make a solid start in the second innings against the mighty South Africa at Seddon Park, losing four quick wickets.

Gillespie replaces Southee in Black Caps squad for Hamilton Test
Wellington fast bowler Mark Gillespie will replace Tim Southee in a 14-member New Zealand squad for the Hamilton Test against South Africa.

South African-born Van Wyk to debut against Proteas
South African-born Kruger van Wyk will make his test debut tomorrow in Dunedin against the country he spent the first 26 years of his life.

Proteas complete ODI series whitewash of New Zealand
South Africa on Saturday completed a one-day series whitewash of New Zealand with a five-wicket victory in the third and final match at the Eden Park in Auckland.

Kiwis announce team for first Test against Proteas, Nicol, Ellis new faces
Canterbury opener Rob Nicol and all-rounder Andrew Ellis are the new faces in the New Zealand test team named to face South Africa in the first Test to be played at the University Oval in Dunedin from next Wednesday.

Sachin, Graeme Pollock, the world's best batters: Barry Richards
Former South African opener Barry Richards rates India's Sachin Tendulkar and former South African opener Graeme Pollock as the best batsmen he has seen in his life.

Vettori may return for T20 World Cup
Former New Zealand cricket skipper Daniel Vettori has said that he has not completely ruled out the possibility of turning out for the national squad during the Twenty20 cricket World Cup to be held in Sri Lanka later this year.

Kiwi all- rounder Ryder gets a berth for T20 match against Proteas
New Zealand all- rounder Jesse Ryder is in the squad for the Twenty20 match against South Africa at Eden Park.

Black Caps to put Proteas in a spin during series
New Zealand is likely to use its strength in the spin department to try to nail the visiting Proteas in the forthcoming series.

Kiwis dominate play on day two of Hobart Test
New Zealand's cricketers dominated day two of the second Test being played at the Bellrieve Oval here against Australia on Saturday.

Hobart Test: Victorian pacer Pattinson skittles Kiwis out for 150
Victorian pace bowlers James Pattinson and Peter Siddle skittled New Zealand out for 150 on Friday, the first day of the second Test with Australia.

Hobart Test: Oz selectors decide to keep faith in out-of-form opener Hughes
Australia's selection hierarchy has declared its confidence in out-of-form opener Phillip Hughes by confirming it will field an unchanged team in tomorrow's second Test against New Zealand in Hobart.

Kane Williamson ready for 'biggest challenge' of facing Aussies in Test series
New Zealand batsman Kane Williamson has said that he is up for the challenge of facing Australia in a Test series in Australia.

Patel, Franklin recalled into New Zealand squad for Zimbabwe tour
New Zealand off-spinner Jeetan Patel and all-rounder James Franklin have been recalled into the national team for next month's tour to Zimbabwe.

New Zealand Cricket to announce top 20 contracted players next Friday
New Zealand Cricket will announce the names of its top 20 contracted players for the coming year this Friday.

Cricket: Now or never for Black Caps
Coach John Wright has signalled that he wants Styris to be more involved in tomorrow's quarterfinal match against South Africa here.

Kane Williamson to rejoin Kiwi world cup team
New Zealand batsman Kane Williamson has overcome a chest infection and will leave Auckland tomorrow for India and the upcoming cricket World Cup.

Williamson to miss New Zealand's World Cup flight due to chest infection
New Zealand will be without batsman Kane Williamson when the World Cup team leaves for India today.

Black Caps boost batting line-up for Napier ODI
New Zealand will play with just two pace bowlers in tomorrow's fourth one-day cricket international against Pakistan in Napier, preferring to boost their batting line-up.

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