Twitter reactions on Kane Williamson’s match-saving century: New Zealand captain once again played the rescue act for his team.
During the 29th match of the ongoing ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 between West Indies and New Zealand at Old Trafford, New Zealand captain Kane Williamson scored his second consecutive century of the tournament.
In what was an archetype Williamson innings, the right-hand batsman played a rescue act to bail his team out of trouble. Coming in to bat at No. 3 in the first over itself, Williamson remained unperturbed with both his opening batsmen getting out on the first ball they faced.
Accompanied by veteran batsman Ross Taylor (69), Williamson stitched 160-run partnership for the third wicket. The risk-free approach followed by both the experienced batsmen was the highlight of their partnership.
Careful against the new ball, New Zealand scored only 30 runs in the first powerplay. At that point in time, both Williamson and Taylor were at 15* each. On the penultimate delivery of the 24th over, Williamson ran a single off a Kemar Roach delivery to complete his half-century.
Moving from strength to strength, Williamson was nearing his century. Despite getting his eye in, Williamson never gave the signs of forcing the attack on the opposition as he played balls on their merit.
On the third delivery of the 38th over, Williamson pulled a Kemar Roach delivery to complete his 13th ODI century. It is worth mentioning that the same is Williamson’s first ODI century against West Indies.
Twitter reactions on Kane Williamson’s match-saving century:
Kane Williamson’s last 3 inns:
79* v Afg
106* v SA
103* v WI
— Bharath Seervi (@SeerviBharath) June 22, 2019
Meanwhile, at the Old Trafford, Kiwi Kane Williamson has just become the third #CWC captain after Aussie Ricky Ponting (in 2003-2007) and Zimbabwean Brendan Taylor (in 2015) to register back to back centuries!#CWC19 #CWC2019#NZvWI #WIvNZ
— Mohandas Menon (@mohanstatsman) June 22, 2019
Captain Kane does it again!
Back-to-back centuries 👏
13th in ODIs 😮
— Cricket World Cup (@cricketworldcup) June 22, 2019
— BLACKCAPS (@BLACKCAPS) June 22, 2019
Back-to-back centuries for #KaneWilliamson and he’s leading from the front yet again 🙌
— SunRisers Hyderabad (@SunRisers) June 22, 2019
Another hundred for the phenomenal Kane Williamson who is now averaging 274 in the World Cup. Chanceless and never in doubt
— Tim (@timwig) June 22, 2019
— Michael Vaughan (@MichaelVaughan) June 22, 2019
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