New Zealand vs India: Kane Williamson keeps purple patch going with fifth consecutive fifty

Kane Williamson notched up his fifth fifty of the series in as many games, becoming  the second batsman to do so in a five-match series nafter Pakistan's Yasir Hameed.

updated: January 31, 2014 10:44 IST
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New Zealand's No. 3 batsman Kane Williamson's purple patch extended into the final one-dayer against India. The 23-year-old once again came to the rescue of his team after the fall of two early wickets and carved a brilliant half-century, his fifth of the five-match series, alongside Ross Taylor. (Fifth ODI scorecard | Live Blog)

Williamson added to his scores of 71, 77, 65 and 60 by posting 88 off 91 balls and continued to frustrate MS Dhoni and his jaded bowlers.

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