The former skipper of the New Zealand cricket team, Kane Williamson is undoubtedly one of the best batters of the world and in the recently concluded 2-match test series against Sri Lanka, Kane Williamson emerged as the Player of the Series as he scored 337 runs in the series including 215 runs in the second test match.
New Zealand whitewashed the 2-match test series and Kane Williamson played an important role in this win. Moreover with this performance, he has moved up to the second position in the ICC rankings.
However other than Kane Williamson’s performance, what has left cricket lovers surprised is the prize that the cricketer has received as the Player of the Series. Kane Williamson has been awarded with 150 litres of paint and the whole information regarding this was given by the New Zealand Cricket Board on the micro-blogging site Twitter.
Here is what the New Zealand Cricket Board tweeted,
“Your Dulux Player of the Series, Kane Williamson.
– 337 runs
– 168.50 average
– 215 highest score
– 150 litres of Dulux paint for Te Puke Cricket Club.
Your Dulux Player of the Series, Kane Williamson.
— BLACKCAPS (@BLACKCAPS) March 20, 2023
Well, there have been some other instances when the players have been awarded with juicer-mixer, lawnmower, 5 litres of petrol, etc. and now Kane Williamson has also joined that list.