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World Cup 2019 | "Kane Williamson Is A Champion" - Cricketing Fraternity And Netizens Heap Praises On New Zealand Skipper After Victory Over South Africa

Written By Koushik Narayanan | Mumbai | Published:

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  • Cricketing fraternity and netizens were all praises for Kane Williamson for his calm, composed, and cool knock of 106 that saw New Zealand home to victory over South Africa
  • Kane Williamson stayed through the innings to guide New Zealand home to victory, with three balls to spare
  • New Zealand are now comfortably settled at the top of the tournament table with nine points from four victorious outings

New Zealand skipper Kane Williamson made an unbeaten 106 off 138 balls, earning himself heaps of praises from the cricketing fraternity all around the world. The calm and composed captain has been the most consistent player for New Zealand, leading from the front. His unbeaten knock was lauded by many decorated former players as they took to Twitter to congratulate Williamson. Read some of the wishes here: 

Former Indian cricketer Mohammad Kaif compared the New Zealand skipper to India's own MS Dhoni, calling him cool, calm and composed. 

Kane Williamson stayed through the innings to guide New Zealand home to victory, with three balls to spare. He scored nine fours and one six en route to his unbeaten 106, bringing up his century in style with a six. 

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Netizens were overwhelmed by Williamson's innings as they took to Twitter to heap praises on the Man of the Match's performance. Here are some of the reactions:

  

New Zealand are now comfortably settled at the top of the tournament table with nine points from four victorious outings. They face West Indies in their next encounter on June 22. 

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