Kane Williamson creates history
BAN vs NZ: During the first Test match against Bangladesh (1st Test BAN vs NZ), New Zealand captain Kane Williamson has scored a brilliant century. This is Kane Williamson's 29th century in Tests. At the same time, Williamson has succeeded in completing the 42nd century in international cricket. During the century, Kane Williamson has surpassed former England cricketer Kevin Pietersen in terms of scoring the most runs in Test cricket. Pietersen scored 8181 runs in the Test. (SCORECARD)
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At that very place. Now Williamson has surpassed the former England legend. Apart from this, Williamson has become the first New Zealand batsman to score a century in four consecutive Test matches and has also managed to become the second New Zealand batsman after Andrew Jones to score a century in three consecutive Test innings. (Kane Williamson registers his 29th Test century)
Test century number 2️⃣9️⃣ for Kane Williamson! He becomes the first New Zealand player to score a century in four consecutive Tests and the second New Zealand player, behind Andrew Jones, to score a century in three consecutive Test innings 🏏 #BANvNZ#CricketNationpic.twitter.com/1DA3TTMc0o
— BLACKCAPS (@BLACKCAPS) NOVEMBER 29, 2023
Kane Williamson in last 5 Test Innings
Century Single Digit
Century Double Century
— Broken Cricket (@BrokenCricket) November 29, 2023
HUNDRED FOR KANE WILLIAMSON...!!!
When he came to bat New Zealand was 44/2 and then he scored 100* runs 189 balls against Bangladesh, his 29th Test Hundreds - One of the greatest of this generation! pic.twitter.com/f3z2wVqzyz
— CricketMAN2 (@ImTanujSingh) November 29, 2023
This is Williamson's fourth century in the year 2023. Usman Khawaja and Steve Smith have managed to score 3 centuries in Test cricket so far this year.
Williamson equalled Sir Don Bradman's century record by scoring 29 Test centuries. Don Bradman also scored 29 centuries in his Test career. Earlier, Bangladesh won the toss and decided to bat first against New Zealand. Bangladesh scored 310 runs in their first innings, with Mahmudul Hasan Joy scoring the highest score of 86 runs. Glenn Phillips did a great job of taking 4 wickets on behalf of the Kiwi team.