Kane Williamson becomes New Zealand’s highest run scorer in World Cup history

Captain Kane Williamson is playing only his second match of the 2023 World Cup. He scored unbeaten 78 runs against Bangladesh. However, he was ruled out due to injury. Now in the important match against Pakistan, Williamson missed a century, but he managed to score 95 runs. He has also completed 1000 runs in the World Cup. He became the leading run-scorer for the Kiwis in the World Cup. However, Pakistan won the match.

33-year-old Kane Williamson scored 95 runs in 79 balls. He hit 10 fours and 2 sixes. He has scored 13 centuries in his ODI career so far. Talking about the ODI World Cup, Williamson has also become the highest run-scorer for New Zealand. Former captain Stephen Fleming. Fleming scored 1075 runs in 33 innings with 2 centuries and 5 half-centuries. Williamson has scored 1084 runs in 24 innings.

New Zealand had made a good start in the 2023 World Cup. The team won 4 consecutive matches. But after this, the team is in trouble after 4 consecutive defeats. In the 2015 and 2019 World Cups, the Kiwis managed to reach the final on both occasions. In such a situation, Kane Williamson would like to do this once again. Williamson has also scored 5 half-centuries in the ODI World Cup.

Pakistan also failed to reach the semi-finals of the 2015 and 2019 World Cups. The team’s performance in the third consecutive World Cup so far has been very poor. Azam can be removed from captaincy after the tournament. But he scored an unbeaten half-century to lead the team to a big win against New Zealand.