Kane Williamson’s Records: New Zealand batsman Kane Williamson has registered a big record in his name by scoring a double century in the Test against Sri Lanka in Wellington. He has now become the Kiwi batsman with the most international centuries. He has defeated former cricketer Ross Taylor in this matter.
Ross Taylor scored a total of 40 international centuries in his career. At the same time, the number of centuries of Kane Williamson has increased to 41. Williamson has scored 28 centuries in Test cricket and 13 in ODIs. With this special record, Williamson has also become the first Kiwi batsman to complete 8000 runs in Test cricket.
Such is Williamson’s Test record
Kane Williamson scored 215 against Sri Lanka in the Wellington Test. Due to this innings, his total number of test runs has increased to 8124. Till date, no Kiwi batsman had touched this figure in Test format. The 32-year-old Williamson has played 94 Test matches so far and has scored so many runs in his 164 innings at an average of 54.89. He now has 5 double hundreds in his Test career.
Now Williamson’s eye will be on this record of Ross Taylor
Ross Taylor has scored the most international runs for New Zealand. Taylor has scored 18199 international runs in 510 innings of 450 matches. Williamson is no longer far behind this record. Williamson has so far scored 17142 runs in 402 innings of 342 matches. That is, he needs only 1058 runs to get the record of Kiwi batsman scoring the most international runs. Looking at the manner in which Williamson is scoring runs after stepping down from the captaincy, it seems that he will soon achieve this record of Ross Taylor.
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