new Delhi: During the ongoing Karachi Test against Pakistan, on Wednesday, former New Zealand team captain Kane Williamson scored a century after nearly two years. After facing 222 balls, Williamson is playing on 105 runs. During this, 11 fours also came from his bat. On the basis of this brilliant performance on the soil of Pakistan, the Kiwi team is seen in a very strong position in this match. By the end of the third day’s play, New Zealand’s score is 440 runs at the loss of six wickets after batting 136 overs. At the same time, Pakistan had scored 438 runs in their first innings.
Kane Williamson scored a century after a long time
This is Kane Williamson’s 25th century in Test cricket. The last century from his bat came 722 days before today. On January 3, 2021, Kane scored 238 runs while scoring a double century in the Test match against Pakistan in Christchurch. Since then, the bat of the former Kiwi captain was calm. On the basis of this brilliant performance, Kane has increased the difficulties of Indian captain Virat Kohli.
Who where in Fab-4?
Talking about Fab-4, Steve Smith is at the first place in Test cricket with 29 centuries. Former English captain Joe Root is in second place with just one century less than him i.e. 28 centuries. Virat Kohli comes at number three in this list with 27 centuries. Kane Williamson scored the 25th century of his Test career today. Kane is now just two centuries away from equaling Virat.
When will Virat’s Test century come?
In the year 2022, the former Indian captain scored centuries in ODIs and T20 formats, but by the end of the year, his dream of a Test century remains unfulfilled. Virat’s bat was calm in the two-match Test series on Bangladesh tour. The last Test century from his bat came in the year 2019 during the Day-Night Test played at Eden Gardens during Bangladesh’s tour of India.
FIRST PUBLISHED : December 28, 2022, 18:45 IST