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CWC19: 5 Players to watch out for in the New Zealand Squad

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2. Kane Williamson

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Kane Williamson will be leading New Zealand in the 2019 World Cup. He is one of the best batsmen in ODI cricket at present. Coming at number 3, Williamson provides stability to the Kiwi batting department. 

He made his ODI debut for New Zealand against India in 2010. Since his debut, Williamson has played 139 matches (133 innings) with an average of 45.90. 

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In the 2015 World Cup, Kane Williamson had a modest outing with the bat, scoring 234 runs from 9 matches (9 innings) with the best score of 57.

After becoming the captain of New Zealand side, Kane Williamson has improved as a batsman. In the 2017 Champions Trophy, he scored 244 runs from 3 matches (3 innings) with the best score of 100. In that tournament, Kane hit 1 century and 2 half-centuries.

In 2019, Williamson has been in good form with 370 runs from 10 matches (10 innings) with the best score of 76 and 4 half centuries.

Kane Williamson will play a key role for New Zealand in the upcoming World Cup 2019. His leadership role complemented with his batting makes him a vital cog in the wheel. 

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