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Kane Williamson: New Zealand's world-class captain who ‘wasn't like other kids' | Simon Burnton

8 monthes ago   |   By The Guardian

The 28-year-old, who excelled at basketball, volleyball, football, rugby as a child, has become a batsman without obvious flaws As England prepare for the start of their Test series in New Zealand, history suggests they should be wary of unintended consequences and unnecessary generosity. For the presence in New Zealand's team of a batsman and captain of genuine world class is, at least in small part, down to their own past failure to be so. In the winter of 2001-02, while England's cricket team toured New Zealand, Graham Thorpe gave an old bat to Mark Patterson, his former Surrey...
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