Quiet and meticulous and in a batting order filled with stroke-makers, Williamson’s orthodox approach may not be pleasing to watch but his silken touch has allowed New Zealand to revolve it’s batting around him. With a batting average of 74.2 last year, Kane Williamson will carry the responsibility of providing a strong support to the belligerent New Zealand batting line-up.
Following the foot-steps of Wasim Akram, Boult have made himself the backbone of the New Zealand’s bowling attack. The ability to bowl at a brisk pace with the ability to bowl consistent lines and length and move the ball both ways has been pretty impressive. Will he replicate the heroics of his idol, Wasim Akram, like the one that helped Pakistan win the ’92 World Cup?