Kane Williamson matches THIS report of Brendon McCullum, creates extra data for New Zealand

Kane Williamson has already ensured that 2021 is a record-breaking 12 months for him and New Zealand. After scoring his third century in three video games, Kane Williamson went on and scored his fourth double century as New Zealand continued to dominate Pakistan on the third day of the second Test on the Hagley Oval in Christchurch. Kane Williamson thus matched Brendon McCullum for scoring essentially the most double centuries by a New Zealand participant in Tests. Eventually, Kane Williamson was dismissed for 238 however this was the very best rating by a New Zealand participant in Tests in opposition to Pakistan, breaking the earlier report of 204* set by Matthew Sinclair in 2001 at Lancaster Park in Christchurch.

Kane Williamson had already damaged a number of data when his 369-run stand with Henry Nicholls was the most effective for the fourth wicket for New Zealand in Tests. Nicholls additionally smashed a century and Kane Williamson’s exploits ensured New Zealand had a lead in extra of 300 they usually got here nearer to ending the season on the last word excessive.

Wasteful Pakistan

For Pakistan’s bowlers, it was one other day of toil and missed possibilities as they continued to leak runs. Shaheen Afridi was the one bowler to create issues while other bowlers like Naseem Shah and Mohammad Abbas weren’t helped by poor fielding from the Pakistan fielders.

Kane Williamson has probably ended the collection with a median near 200 within the two Tests and his exploits have ensured New Zealand keep in competition for the ultimate of the ICC World Test Championship that will be performed in Lord’s in June 2021. India and Australia are at the moment enjoying a four-Test collection and the match is drawn 1-1. If both of Australia or India win the collection, then it all hinges on India’ upcoming collection in opposition to England adopted by Australia’s tour to South Africa. If Bangladesh’s collection in opposition to New Zealand goes forward, that will be the final collection for New Zealand within the present ICC World Test Championship cycle.

Related Articles

Back to top button