Kane Williamson & 4 Other Famous Sportspersons With No Twitter Account

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Author 2019-10-30 02:48:00

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Many great sportspersons have marked their presence on Twitter to stay connected with their fans worldwide. However, some greats have chosen to stay away from the social media platform. These include cricketing legends like Rahul Dravid, Kane Williamson and Tim Southee, along with football greats like Diego Maradona and David Villa.

Rahul Dravid

Dravid is the fourth-highest run scorer in Test cricket, after Sachin Tendulkar, Ricky Ponting and Jacques Kallis. In 2004, after completing his century against Bangladesh in Chittagong, he became the first and the only player till date to score a century in all the ten Test-playing countries. As of October 2012, he held the record for the most catches taken by a player (non-wicket-keeper) in Test cricket, with 210. Dravid holds a unique record of never getting out for a golden duck in the 286 Test innings which he has played. He has faced 31258 balls, which is the highest number of balls faced by any player in Test cricket. He has also spent 44152 minutes at the crease, which is the highest time spent on crease by any player in test cricket.

Kane Williamson

Kane Stuart Williamson is currently the captain of the New Zealand national team. He is known for his calmness and led his team to the finals of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 held in England. At the end of the World Cup, he was awarded the Player of the Tournament award after becoming the highest-scoring batsman as a captain in a single World Cup, making 578 runs in 10 matches. He was named as captain of the 'Team of the Tournament' by the ICC.

Tim Southee

Timothy Grant Southee is a New Zealand international cricketer who plays all forms of the game. He is the current vice-captain of the international team. He was the third-highest wicket-taker at the 2011 ICC World Cup (18 wickets at 17.33). He also impressed at the 2015 ICC World Cup, taking 7 wickets in a round robin league match against England.

Diego Maradona

He is widely regarded as one of the greatest football players of all time. He was one of the two joint winners of the FIFA Player of the 20th Century award. In his international career with Argentina, he earned 91 caps and scored 34 goals. Maradona played in four FIFA World Cups, including the 1986 World Cup in Mexico where he captained Argentina and led them to victory over West Germany in the final, and won the Golden Ball as the tournament's best player.

David Villa

A 2010 World Cup winner, Villa scored three goals at the 2006 World Cup, was the top scorer at Euro 2008 and earned the Silver Boot at the 2010 World Cup. He is the first Spanish player to ever reach 50 international goals and retired from internationals after the 2014 World Cup with 59 in 97 matches, making him Spain's all-time top goalscorer as well as the country's top scorer in the World Cup, with nine goals.

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