Thursday , April 18 2024

NZ vs SA: Kane Williamson scored 32nd century in the least number of innings, leaving Sachin and Ponting behind in this matter

New Zealand's experienced batsman Kane Williamson once again scored a century against South Africa in the Test match that ended in Hamilton on Friday. This is his 7th century in the last 11 matches, making it his overall 32nd century in Test cricket. With this powerful century, he has now made an important Test record in his name and has become the player to score 32 centuries in the fewest innings. In this matter, he has left behind legendary batsmen like Steve Smith, Ricky Ponting and Sachin Tendulkar.

Williamson scored his 32nd century in his 172nd Test innings. While Steve Smith completed his 32nd Test century in 174 innings, Ricky Ponting achieved it in 176 innings and Sachin Tendulkar achieved it in 179 innings. Additionally, among active players, he has now equaled Steve Smith's record for most centuries, having both reached 32 centuries.

In this case also,

Kane Williamson completed his 32nd century in the fourth innings of the No. 1 Hamilton Test. This was his 5th century in the fourth innings of test matches. In this matter also he has now reached the top. He shares this record with Younis Khan of Pakistan, both of whom have scored a total of 5 centuries in the fourth innings of Test matches. In this case, Sunil Gavaskar (4), Ricky Ponting (4) and Graeme Smith (4) are at second place.

New Zealand won:

Thanks to Kane Williamson's powerful century, New Zealand won against South Africa in the Hamilton Test. South Africa had given New Zealand a target of 267 runs, which it achieved by losing 3 wickets. While chasing the target, New Zealand lost 3 wickets for 117 runs. Kane Williamson along with Will Young ensured the victory of the Kiwi team by making an unbeaten 152-run partnership. Williamson played an inning of 133 runs.