Sri Lanka vs New Zealand: Kane Williamson registers a duck on the identical day Don Bradman bagged a duck in 1948


The 29-year previous has achieved this feat on the 71st Anniversary of Don Bradman’s notorious duck within the final inning of his profession.

Kane Williamson
Kane Williamson. (Photograph Supply: GettyImages)

After receiving numerous success in the previous couple of months, Kane Williamson has lastly fallen for a duck within the ongoing Take a look at match of the New Zealand cricket group. The Kiwi captain, who has amassed 322 runs in his final three innings, didn’t get higher off the bowler and finally acquired out with out scoring a run on Wednesday.

The 29-year previous has achieved this feat on the 71st Anniversary of Don Bradman‘s notorious duck within the final inning of his profession. The day is written with black letters within the historical past of cricket, as it’s the identical day, whereby, the legendary batsman Sir Donald Bradman, performed the final sport of his profession and missed the chance of protecting his Take a look at common above the 100-mark, as he was dismissed for a two-ball duck.

Now, 71 years down the lane, on the identical day, the New Zealand skipper Kane Williamson has additionally been dismissed on a duck for the ninth time in his Take a look at profession. The ace batsman, who has been awarded the Man of the Collection award within the recently-concluded World Cup, misjudged Akhila Dhananjay’s slower supply, and therefore, acquired dismissed for a three-ball duck.

It was the primary session of the primary sport of New Zealand’s tour of Sri Lanka. The match started with the guests successful the toss and electing to bat first. The Kiwis acquired off to a high-quality begin as they didn’t lose any wicket till the primary 50 overs.

The openers Tom Latham and Jeet Raval constructed a good partnership of 64 runs for the primary wicket. Howbeit, the difficulty started when Akila Dhananjaya began to bowl his eye-catching spinning deliveries. Within the 27th over, the lad, hastily, picked Latham’s wicket on the third ball.

What adopted was one other blow for the visiting aspect, as, in the identical over, Kane Williamson was additionally dismissed for a duck. This nearly broke the spine of the batting line-up. The Lankan aspect ended this dream session with one other wicket of Jeet Raval, on the final ball earlier than Lunch.

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