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Kane Williamson equals Martin Crowe

Williamson scored his 17th Test ton.

By Aditya Pratap Arya -

New Zealand skipper Kane Williamson scored yet another Test ton and thus he equaled the record for most centuries for a Kiwi batsmen in the longest format.

On day three of Hamilton Test against South Africa, Williamson stayed at the crease throughout the day and hit an unbeaten 148 runs. In this process, he reached to five thousand runs and 17th Test century. Both of these records were earlier held by NZ great Martin Crowe, who also has the same number of centuries,

Apart from it, Williamson also surpassed him for scoring fastest 5,000 Test runs as he took only 110 innings. Among current players, Ross Taylor has only one ton less than him

The 26-year-old is in good nick throughout this series as it was his second hundred of this series after scoring one in Dunedin.

New Zealand ended the day at 321/4 as Williamson and Santner are at the crease. South Africa managed 314 runs in their first innings.

Aditya Pratap Arya

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