Yorkshire sign NZ batsman Kane Williamson

Yorkshire have announced the signing of New Zealand’s top-order batsman Kane Williamson on a short-term contract.

The 25-year-old will be available in all formats for the White Rose in between June 9 to July 18, which includes three County league matches, eight NatWest T20 Blast matches and three Royal London One-Day Cup matches.

The right-hander batsman has a wealth of experience in international matches for the Black Caps last year, having scored a record 2633 runs at an average of 65.82, with eight hundreds and 13 half-centuries during the calendar year.

Williamson has scored 3504 runs in 89 ODIs at an average of 47.45 with seven centuries and twenty-three half-centuries. In 30 Twenty20 International matches, he scored 844 runs at an average of 36.69.

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