Kane Williamson hit ‘triple’, New Zealand star matched Virat Kohli

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New Zealand’s star batsman Kane Williamson is in excellent form these days. His bat talks a lot in Test cricket. Since he stepped down from the Test captaincy, his old form as a batsman has come to the fore again. Williamson has scored a double century in the second match of the current Test series against Sri Lanka. This is the 28th century entry of his Test career. Previously, Williamson had also scored a century in Christchurch, resulting in Sri Lanka’s defeat at the last ball of the Test Match. Not only that, before this series, Williamson also scored a century against England in Wellington. That is to say, he has scored three centuries in a row while performing the triple dhamaal.

Kane Williamson has now equaled Virat Kohli in terms of number of centuries in Test cricket. He has outpaced Virat in 94 Test. While the Indian batsman has played 108 Test matches. Now the active cricketers above Virat and Williamson are Joe Root (29) and Steve Smith (30). Overall, Sachin Tendulkar is on top with 51 Test centuries. But among the active cricketers, the world is dominated by the Fab-4. On the other hand, in this list of active players, David Warner ranks fifth, who has 25 centuries to his name.

Most centuries in Test cricket (active cricketers)

  1. steve smith-30
  2. Joe Root – 29
  3. Kane Williamson-28
  4. Virat Kohly – 28
  5. David Warner-25
  6. Cheteshwar Pujara – 19

Speaking of Kane Williamson, he’s in great shape. He scored an innings of 132 against England in Wellington. Then, in Christchurch against Sri Lanka, he scored an unbeaten 121 to give the team a resounding victory. Now Williamson has scored a double century against Sri Lanka in Wellington itself. He played a brilliant innings of 215 runs off 296 balls. It was also the sixth double century of his Test career. His highest score has been 251 runs. In Test cricket, he now has 8124 runs in 164 innings with 28 centuries and 33 half centuries.

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