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Kane Williamson Test Records, Test centuries, New Records

By Ravi - February 16, 2024 - Last updated on Feb 16, 2024 04:53 PM
Kane Williamson Test Records, Test centuries, New Records

Kane Williamson Test Records, Test centuries

New Zealand Kane Williamson excellent form continues. He played an important role in New Zealand's victory over South Africa in the second Test on Friday. Williamson played an unbeaten inning of 133 runs for the Kiwi team which was chasing the target of 267 runs. This was his third century in the last four Test innings. This was the 32nd century of his Test career. He is the batsman who has scored the most centuries for New Zealand, while overall he is at number 11.

Williamson had scored 118 runs in the first innings of the first Test of this series and 109 runs in the second innings. At the same time, he was out after scoring 43 runs in the first innings of the second test. Williamson has so far scored 8666 runs in 172 innings of 98 Tests at an average of 55.91. During this period he has scored 32 centuries and 33 half-centuries. With this, Williamson broke Steve Smith's record. 33-year-old Williamson has become the fastest batsman to score 32 centuries in Tests. Smith has also scored 32 centuries, but he did so in 174 innings. Ricky Ponting had scored 32 centuries in 176 innings and he is at number three. Sachin Tendulkar scored his 32nd century in his 179th innings.

Fastest 32 centuries in test

  • Kane Williamson – 172 innings
  • Steve Smith - 174 innings
  • Ricky Ponting – 176 innings
  • Sachin Tendulkar – 179 innings
  • Younis Khan- 183 innings

Most centuries in the fourth innings of a test

  • Younis Khan- 5 centuries
  • Kane Williamson- 5 centuries
  • Graeme Smith/Sunil Gavaskar/Ricky Ponting/Sarwan: 4 centuries

Williamson had resigned from the Test captaincy of New Zealand last year. He is currently in the best form of his career. Has scored seven centuries in the last 12 Test innings. During this period his scores (current score first) were 133*, 43, 109, 118, 11, 13, 11, 104, 215, 121*, 1 and 132 runs. This excellent form of Williamson can benefit Gujarat Titans in IPL. Williamson plays for GT in IPL. After that T20 World Cup is also to be played.

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