“He was batting in my backyard the other day against my boy. I said to my boy, ‘In 10 years’ time you’re going to appreciate how good this experience was’.”
It is no surprise then, that former Kiwi cricketer Martin Crowe describes Williamson as “New Zealand’s greatest ever batsman”. Passionate, level-headed and hardworking, Kane has his roots firmly grounded and showcases immense focus and poise. His scores on the board may have put him in the spotlight time and again, but he’d rather pass on the accolades to his team. Team man, they say.