Kane Williamson

  • As it happened: Hobart Hurricanes vs Northern Knights 11 hours 48 minutes ago

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) New Zealand's Northern Knights will look to continue their winning momentum when they face an upbeat Hobart Hurricanes from Australia. It will also be a battle between Northern's Kane Williamson, whose copybook skills will be pitted against unorthodox pyrotechnics from Hurricanes'...
  • CLT20: It's Williamson vs Blizzard as Northern Knights face Hobart Hurricanes 18 hours 44 minutes ago

    Raipur: New Zealand's Northern Knights will look to continue their winning momentum when they face an upbeat Hobart Hurricanes from Australia in a Champions League T20 match on Tuesday. It will also be a battle between Northern's Kane Williamson, whose copybook skills will be pitted against unorthodox pyrotechnics from Hurricanes' Aiden...
  • CLT20: Always trying to work on my shots, says Kane Williamson 4 days ago

    Raipur: New Zealand batsman Kane Williamson on Friday said that he was looking for the shots all through his record knock of 101 not out in Northern Knights victory over Cape Cobras in a Champions League Twenty20 match here. Williamson struck a hundred from just 48 balls to record the fastest...
  • CLT20: Williamson ton flattens Cobras as Knights win by 33 runs (D/L) 4 days ago

    Raipur: Rains took some sheen off Kane Williamson's record batting display of scoring the fastest ever century in Champions League Twenty20 as New Zealand side Northern Knights beat Cape Cobras of South Africa by 33 runs under DuckworthLewis method on Friday. Opening batsman Williamson produced a sensational batting show as he...
  • CLT20: Sprightly Northern Knights face Cape Cobras 4 days ago

    Raipur: Spirited New Zealand side Northern Knights, who upstaged a starstudded Mumbai Indians in the qualifiers, will come face to face with one of the favourites to lift the title, South Africa's Cape Cobras, in their opening Group B tie of the Champions League T20 on Friday. Cape Cobras, who were...
  • CLT20: Knights inch closer to main round with big win over Lahore September 14, 2014

    Raipur: A clinical allround display by the Northern Knights helped them crush Lahore Lions by a whopping 72 runs to all but ensure their entry into the main round of the Champions League T20 on Sunday. Put into bat under overcast conditions, twin halfcenturies by skipper Daniel Flynn (53) and wicketkeeperbatsman...
  • As it happened: Northern Knights vs Lahore Lions, CLT20 Qualifier 3 September 14, 2014

    (For ballbyball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Umar Akmal played a stunning unbeaten cameo of 18ball 38 as Lahore Lions beat defending champions Mumbai Indians by six wickets in their opening qualifying round match of the Champions League Twenty20 on Saturday. Earlier on Saturday, New Zealand batsman Kane...
  • CLT20: Williamson rues dropped catches but praises good batting and bowling against Express September 14, 2014

    Raipur: Northern Knights' Kane Williamson, who steered the New Zealand side to victory in the first qualifier of Champions League T20 against Southern Express here on Saturday, said his team struggled a bit with fielding. "Yeah, we dropped a few (catches)...it was a really good experience for all of us, really,...
  • Kohli, Root, Smith, Williamson 'Fab Four' of Tests: Martin Crowe August 29, 2014

    Wellington: Former New Zealand captain Martin Crowe has said Virat Kohli, Joe Root, Steven Smith and Kane Williamson are the new "fabulous four" of Test Cricket but will go through "teething problems" before shooting for the stars. Calling them "leading young bucks in Test cricket today", Crowe said Williamson from...
  • New Zealand's Kane Williamson banned from bowling July 23, 2014

    Wellington: New Zealand batsman Kane Williamson has been banned from bowling his occasional offspin in international cricket because of an illegal action, New Zealand Cricket said on Wednesday. Williamson was reported by the match officials during the second Test against West Indies in Port of Spain in June and independent analysis...
  • As it happened: West Indies vs New Zealand, 3rd Test, Day 5 July 1, 2014

    (For ballbyball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Day 4 Roundup: Kane Williamson hit a careerbest 161 not out to guide New Zealand to a lead of 307 over West Indies at stumps on Sunday, but the tourists were stalled by heavy rain, which wiped out half of...
  • 3rd Test: New Zealand in control against West Indies on Day 4 June 30, 2014

    Barbados: Kane Williamson hit a careerbest 161 not out to guide New Zealand to a lead of 307 over West Indies on Sunday but the tourists were stalled by heavy rain, which wiped out half the fourth day of the third and final Test. The Black Caps, trailing by 24 after...
  • As it happened: West Indies vs New Zealand, 3rd Test, Day 4 June 30, 2014

    (For ballbyball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Day3 Roundup: Kane Wiliamson and Brendon McCullum lifted New Zealand to 123 for 3, a lead of 99, at stumps on the third day. Early strikes by the West Indies bowlers put the tourists under pressure in their second innings...
  • Kane Williamson 'miffed' over action being reported June 24, 2014

    Bridgetown: Parttime offspinner Kane Williamson is said to be "miffed" at having his action reported to the International Cricket Council (ICC). The New Zealander was reported by umpires for having a suspected illegal action, following the second Test against West Indies in PortofSpain, Trinidad, which the hosts won by ten wickets,...
  • New Zealand's Kane Williamson reported for suspect bowling action June 22, 2014

    New Zealand batsman Kane Williamson has been reported for a suspect bowling action, the International Cricket Council has said. The 23yearold Williamson, who is an effective parttime offspinner for New Zealand, was reported by umpires Ian Gould, Richard Illingworth and Rod Tucker after the second Test against West Indies in Trinidad. The...
  • 2nd Test: New Zealand resist after West Indies' 460 June 19, 2014

    PortofSpain: New Zealand battled back strongly after conceding a first innings lead of 239 in the second Test against the West Indies on Wednesday, reaching 73 for 1 in their second innings at close on the third day at the Queen's Park Oval. No. 3 Kane Williamson hit an unbeaten 38...
  • 2nd Test: Taylor, Benn spells restrict New Zealand to 221 June 17, 2014

    PortofSpain: Lefthanded opener Tom Latham hit a resolute 82 on Monday but pacer Jerome Taylor took 4 for 34 as the West Indies hit back to bowl out New Zealand for 221 on day one of the second Test. The hosts were 6 for 1 in reply by stumps at Queen's...
  • 1st Test, WI vs NZ: Neesham, Watling put NZ on top on Day 2 June 10, 2014

    Allrounder Jimmy Neesham became the first New Zealander, and just the eighth player overall, to score centuries in each of his first two Tests as the tourists ended the second day of the first Test against West Indies with a huge first innings lead. Neesham, who scored 137 not out on...
  • As it happened: West Indies vs New Zealand, Day 2 June 10, 2014

    (For ballbyball commentary scroll down to the bottom of the page) Prematch: Kane Williamson scored his sixth Test century Sunday to lead New Zealand to a satisfying 240 for 2 against the West Indies at the close of Day 1. The Kiwi No. 3 cracked an undefeated 105 at Sabina Park...
  • 1st Test: Williamson ton puts NZ on top against West Indies June 9, 2014

    Kingston, Jamaica: Kane Williamson scored his sixth Test century Sunday to lead New Zealand to a satisfying 2402 against the West Indies at the close of day one at Sabina Park. The Kiwi No. 3 cracked an undefeated 105 at Sabina Park in the first Test, spiced with 11 boundaries...
  • World T20: McCullum's fifty propels New Zealand to victory over Netherlands March 29, 2014

    Chittagong: New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum smashed 65 to guide his side to a six-wicket win over Netherlands in the World Twenty20 on Saturday. Riding on McCullum's attacking knock, New Zealand had an over to spare, scoring 152 for 4 in response to Netherlands 151 for 4. McCullum, who hit four fours...
  • As it happened: New Zealand vs India, 2nd Test, Day 3 February 16, 2014

    (For ballbyball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Day 2 roundup: India drove themselves into a position of control on day two of the second Test against New Zealand, thanks to Ajinkya Rahane's maiden Test century and his partnership with skipper MS Dhoni that gave India a 246run...
  • 2nd Test: Kane Williamson praises Indian bowling on day one February 14, 2014

    Wellington: Key New Zealand batsman Kane Williamson praises the Indian bowling attack after the Kiwis were shot out for 192 runs on the first day of the second and final Test . "They bowled very well. They sort of picked up from where they left off in Auckland (in first...
  • India players 'happy' and 'satisfied' in a winless run overseas February 6, 2014

    Wonder if it's okay for the players to comment they are 'happy' or 'satisfied' with their performances when the end result is a steady decline in the team's performance. Team India is in the exact position winless in Tests on foreign soil since June 2011 but still players are happy...
  • The pitch eased out after lunch: Williamson February 6, 2014

    Auckland: New Zealand batsman Kane Williamson credited his team's fantastic turnaround on the opening day of the first Test against India to the pitch, saying that it eased out considerably after a "tough" opening session here on Thursday. The Kiwis recovered from 54 for 3 at lunch to be 329 for...
  • 1st Test: McCullum, Williamson tons take New Zealand to 329/4 on Day 1 February 6, 2014

    Auckland: Centuries by Kane Williamson and Brendon McCullum helped New Zealand take control on day one of the first Test against India at Auckland on Thursday. The Kiwis were 329 for 4 at stumps with McCullum unbeaten on 143 and Corey Anderson on 43. Williamson and McCullum engineered a crucial fightback...