After Kane Williamson’s impressive performance in a recent match where he led New Zealand to a six-wicket victory in T20 international play against Bangladesh, the management might want to consider setting up their equipment supplier with spell check in order that Williamson in the future has his name spelt correctly on his jersey.
The supplier gave him both “ls,” but failed to give him the “i” immediately following, but that did not prevent the Black Caps skipper from turning in a well-paced 73 not out from 55 balls, which to date is his best output in the T20 format.
The tourists were looking formidable early on, holding New Zealand to 46 for three in the seventh over whilst chasing 142.
Williamson’s top order cohorts Neil Broom, Colin Munro and Corey Anderson were limited to 19 runs from 23 balls as the Bangladesh bowlers kept the NZ batsmen well in check.
Williamson’s impressive effort was not entirely unsupported. Colin de Grandhomme contributed 81 runs in the fifth-wicket, producing his top T20 international score of 41 off 22 balls at number 6.
The turning point of the affair, however, was a Williamson four in the 14th over that was followed by a six that made it to the corporate boxes.