Who is Kane Williamson and what is his net worth 2018? Most of the boys who were born in the 90’s had Sachin Tendulkar as their role model and wanted to be a cricketer just like their superstar. But there are only a few guys who actually made it to the world of cricket following the steps of their idol and surely the current captain of the black caps is one of the those luckiest ones. Kane Stuart Williamson has become a well-known name in the world of cricket. Be it his sensible batting or absolutely marvellous bowling spells; no matter what he does, he creates wonders. He bats with his right hand and mesmerises the spectators with the master strokes that he plays. His batting prowess has earned him the title of ICC fourth most highly ranked batsman in the Test Cricket.
Kane Williamson was born on 8th August 1990 in Tauranga in New Zealand. But this miracle boy was born with his twin Logan who is 5 minutes younger than him and also very much accomplished in the world of sports. Kane and Logan are the youngest of the Williamson siblings and all their elder siblings are sisters. Being the youngest in the family, the twins were highly adored by their sisters and they were an absolute favourite of their mother. Kane has always looked up to The God of Cricket, Sachin Tendulkar as his role model and has always tried to follow his steps by becoming a well-acclaimed cricketer.
Kane Williamson made his international debut in 2007 with the U-19 team of New Zealand and it was in 2010 when he got the opportunity to represent his country in the international platform. Kane has also played for the country in the last two one-day international world cup in 2011 and 2015 and has also been a part of the Kiwi team in the T20 world cup squad of 2012 and 2014.
His talents and calibre as an all-rounder have always impressed the spectators, coaches and the team selectors, that is why; he was given the full-time captaincy of the New Zealand cricket team in 2016 during the T20 World Cup. Now, Kane is performing very well along with his boys and has made the squad an admirable super power in the cricketing world which has the potential to challenge every team. He also plays in the Indian Premier League for the Sunrisers Hyderabad and represents Gloucestershire and Yorkshire in the English county cricket.
Kane Williamson was born in the region of Tauranga in New Zealand. From his early childhood, he was very much interested in the game of cricket as well as other sports and the normal studies did not intrigue him much. He completed his formal education in the Tauranga Local Public School. After graduating from the school, he committed himself totally to playing cricket. Hence, nothing much is known to the public about his higher education.
Kane Williamson Net Worth
He has become one of the finest players that the game has ever produced and his talents continue to flourish itself with every game. Due to his amazing performances, he was chosen as the captain of Kiwi cricket team. Kane is one of the highest paid batsmen in the Indian Premier league also.
Moreover, with the increasing popularity of the New Zealand Skipper, the endorsements and sponsorships are also coming to him which is also playing a pivotal role in increasing his net worth. The net worth of Kiwi Skipper is $2 million and it is expected to increase in the upcoming days with the passing days. The $2 million net worth is a dream come true for any cricketer and we cannot congratulate the cricketer enough.
The year 2015 was all about Kane Williamson; it was the year when he got success and climbed the stairs of fame. In 2015, he was just a lad of 25 years and the cricket world has not expected maturity or brilliant performances from him. But the destiny had other plans for the boy who used to idolise Sachin Tendulkar, the very own demigod of cricket. Hence, Williamson made the year of his own through his brilliant performances and made his place permanent in the minds of the fans as a cricketing genius.
In 2015, he made 1032 runs in the test cricket with an astonishing average of 103.2 and also scored 1317 runs in the one-day international cricket with a record average of 57.36. He scored 7 centuries and took 20 catches to craft the beginning of an eloquent story. From then there was no going back for the New Zealand skipper and at present, he has established himself as one of the masters of the game.
Kane Williamson has defended the conditions of the Seddon Park after having defeated by the Pretoria in the 5 match series. Though the black caps were defeated by the South Africans but the skipper Kane Williamson stated that they have learnt from their defeat and the next time the results will not be the same. Now, the results remain to be seen and we wish New Zealand and their skipper all the luck to win the series. The fans expect a lot from this cricketer and we are sure, he will not upset the ardent followers. Kane Williamson is a rising star and he will continue to entertain the world with his mastery in the upcoming days.