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Kane Williamson eclipses Martin Crowe's record, becomes fastest New Zealand batsman to score 5000 Test runs

Kane Williamson Created Yet Another Record In His Glittering International Career As He Became The Fastest New Zealander To Score 5000 Runs In Test Cricket On Monday.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Gautam Lalotra | Updated on: 27 Mar 2017, 11:59:42 AM
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New Delhi:

Kane Williamson created yet another record in his glittering international career as he became the fastest New Zealander to score 5000 runs in Test cricket on Monday.

Williamson became the sixth Kiwi batsman to achieve the milestone.It took him 110 innings, seven fewer than the previous best of 117 by Crowe.The NZ skipper got to the milestone in the third Test against South Africa in Hamilton.

The Kiwi captain scored his 17th Test ton in the ongoing Hamilton Test against South Africa and equalled Martin Crowe's record for the most test tons for Kiwis.

The world number three ranked batsman took 61 Tests for his 17 centuries, 16 fewer than Crowe.

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First Published : 27 Mar 2017, 11:54:00 AM

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