Kane Williamson Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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Kane Williamson Quick Info
Height5 ft 9 in
Weight68 kg
Date of BirthAugust 8, 1990
Zodiac SignLeo
GirlfriendSarah Raheem

Kane Williamson is a New Zealand international cricketer and also the captain of the New Zealand international team. He is best known for being considered as one of the finest batsmen in the world. Apart from International cricket, he also leads the Sunrisers Hyderabad in the Indian Premier League and plays for Northern Districts in domestic cricket in New Zealand. He has also played for both Gloucestershire and Yorkshire in English county cricket. Kane has a strong social media fan base with more than 800k followers on Instagram.

Born Name

Kane Stuart Williamson

Nick Name

Kane

Kane Williamson as seen in a Instagram selfie in November 2017
Kane Williamson as seen in an Instagram selfie in November 2017 (Kane Williamson / Instagram)

Sun Sign

Leo

Born Place

Tauranga, New Zealand

Residence

New Zealand

Nationality

New Zealander

Education

Williamson attended Tauranga Boys’ College from 2004 to 2008.

Occupation

New Zealand International Cricketer

Family

  • Father – Brett Williamson
  • Mother – Sandra Williamson
  • Siblings – Logan Williamson (Younger Twin Brother), Anna Williamson (Sister), Sophie Williamson (Sister), Kylie Williamson (Sister)

Manager

Kane is represented by Mike Hesson.

Bowling Style

Right-Arm Off-Break

Batting Style

Right-Handed

Role

Batsman

Shirt Number

22

Build

Average

Height

5 ft 9 in or 175 cm

Weight

68 kg or 150 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Kane has dated –

  1. Sarah Raheem – Kane is said to be dating a nurse named Sarah Raheem. As he is very private about his relationship, there are no pictures of the couple on his social media.
Kane Williamson as seen in an Instagram selfie with Mike Murden in January 2019
Kane Williamson as seen in an Instagram selfie with Mike Murden in January 2019 (Kane Williamson / Instagram)

Race / Ethnicity

White

Hair Color

Light Brown

Eye Color

Light Blue

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

Heavy Beard

Brand Endorsements

Kane Williamson had not done endorsement work for any brand yet.

Kane Williamson as seen in an Instagram selfie in November 2017
Kane Williamson as seen in an Instagram selfie in November 2017 (Kane Williamson / Instagram)

Religion

Christianity

Best Known For

  • Being the New Zealand international cricketer and the captain of the New Zealand national team
  • Being considered as one of the finest batsmen in the world

First ODI

Kane made his ODI debut on August 10, 2010, against India.

First T20

He played his first T20 match on October 16, 2011, against Zimbabwe.

First Test

Kane made his Test match debut in the test match on November 4, 2010, against India.

Personal Trainer

Kane keeps himself fit and in shape by training hard. As an international level athlete, it is important for him to be active and fit and he trains for hours for the same. As per an interview, he said that he tries to achieve the most he can in every training session and works on his skills regularly.

Kane Williamson Favorite Things

  • Cricket IdolsSachin Tendulkar
  • Rugby Player – Richie McCaw
  • Tournament – World Cup 2015, New Zealand vs Australia
  • Cuisine – Japanese Food
  • Athlete Outside CricketRoger Federer

SourceWikipedia, YouTube

Kane Williamson as seen in a match batting against Sussex in September 2013
Kane Williamson as seen in a match batting against Sussex in September 2013 (Dave Morton / Flickr / CC BY-SA 2.0)

Kane Williamson Facts

  1. Kane was active in sports since a young age and played all sorts of sports including basketball, rugby, volleyball, soccer, and cricket. He tried to do everything but according to him, ultimately cricket took over.
  2. Talking about him being gifted, his father revealed that once when he was just 2, he was on his bed with a toy basketball hoop and a mini ball and was already shooting basketball-style goals that his parents thought was weird for such a young boy.
  3. He could also do drills, dribbling, and shooting with both his hands equally well.
  4. By the age of 14 and 16, Kane played senior representative cricket and first-class cricket respectively.
  5. While pursuing his studies in college, he was the head boy in his final year and was coached by Pacey Depina.
  6. Before leaving the school, he almost scored more than 40 centuries.
  7. In 2007, at the age of 17, Kane first played for Northern Districts and remained with them throughout his New Zealand domestic career.
  8. At the age of 17 years, he played for New Zealand in the Under-19 side in the World Cup held in Malaysia during 2008. New Zealand reached the semi-final but lost the match from India.
  9. On November 4, 2010, he played his first test at Ahmedabad against India. In his first inning, he made 131 runs on 299 balls and became the 8th New Zealand player to score a century on his test debut.
  10. In 2011, he signed up with Gloucestershire to play in the 2011 English county season.
  11. In 2013, Kane signed up with Yorkshire County Cricket Club for the rest of the season and his side went on to win the County Championship after which he was again signed for the next year.
  12. On 6 February 2015, Kane was bought by Sunrisers Hyderabad for US$96,500 in the Indian Premier League and he played for them in the next season as well ultimately winning the title.
  13. While Kane got selected in 2018 IPL season by Sunrisers Hyderabad, he was announced Captain of the team on March 29, 2018, replacing the previous captain David Warner.
  14. In 2018, under his captaincy, Sunrisers Hyderabad placed 2nd after Chennai Super Kings and Kane was awarded the Orange Cap for scoring 735 runs in the 2018 IPL season.
  15. He took over the captaincy of New Zealand international team in March 2016, after the former captain Brendon McCullum retired and the first series he played as a captain was the World T20I cup held in India.
  16. Apart from cricket, Kane is also active in charity and donated his entire match fee for all 5 ODIs of the New Zealand vs Pakistan 2014 ODI series to the victims of the Peshawar school massacre of 2014.
  17. As per an interview, he revealed that a bowler from the past that he would have loved to face would be Glenn McGrath and a batsman he would have liked to partner with would be Ricky Ponting and of course Sachin Tendulkar.
  18. When asked how is he so good at what he does, Kane revealed that he has been practicing since a young age and never looked at it as training. He always played cricket because it was fun for him to do.
  19. He likes to take the game seriously but never gets fazed by the failure. His idea of facing failure is to relax his mind and be with his teammates.
  20. The cricketer prefers coffee to tea.
  21. Follow Kane Williamson on Instagram.

Featured Image by Kane Williamson / Instagram

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