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[Watch] Kane Williamson Creates History With Centuries In Both Innings Of Test Match vs SA

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New Zealand captain, Kane Williamson’s incredible form in Test cricket continues as he notched his second century in the same Test against South Africa.

Coming out to bat again on day 3, Williamson blazed his way to a century in just 125 deliveries. He got out after playing a wonderful knock of 109 runs in 132 balls, including 12 fours and 1 six. 

Kane Williamson has been in tremendous form with the bat. Earlier, he scored a century in the first innings off 241 balls, which set the foundation for a mammoth score of 511 runs. 

The New Zealand captain wrote his name in the record books on Tuesday after scoring second ton in the same Test match. 

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With that, he became only the fifth New Zealand batter to do so. Earlier, only four cricketers such as Glenn Turner (1974), Geoff Howarth (1978), Andrew Jones (1991), and Peter Fulton (2013) had achieved the same feat for the Blackcaps.

 New Zealand have scored 179 runs for 4 at stumps on day 3 and have taken a lead of 528 runs against an understrength South African team. 

Kane Williamson becomes the second fastest to reach 31 Test tons  

Kane Williamson hits his 31st Test ton against South Africa on Tuesday. He is now the second-fastest batter to reach 31st ton in Test cricket. Steve Smith also achieved the feat in the same number of Tests. Sachin Tendulkar is still the fastest to achieve the milestone. 

Additionally, Kane Williamson is now the fourth-highest number of centuries scored in international cricket among the active cricketers. Virat Kohli top the chart with 80 international centuries, followed by the likes of Joe Root (46), and Rohit Sharma (46) at second and third spot. 

Williamson and Steve Smith find themselves at number four with 44 centuries each to their name. Williamson has played 97 Tests in his international cricket career so far and has scored 8490 runs at an average of 55.13.