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Williamson becomes 8th Hazari in Test
Former New Zealand captain Kane Williamson has completed 8000 runs in Test cricket. He has scored 8124 runs in 164 innings of 94 matches at an average of 54.89. Williamson made his Test debut in November 2010. He completed his 8000 runs in 164th innings. He is the joint 8th fastest batsman to reach this milestone. West Indies great Brian Lara and Australia’s Matthew Hayden also completed 8000 runs in 164-164 innings. Steve Smith has reached here in the least 151 innings. Among active players, Williamson’s number comes after Smith. Virat Kohli has taken 169 while Joe Root has taken 178 innings.
17 thousand international runs
Kane Williamson has also scored 17 thousand runs in international cricket. He is the 29th batsman to do so. He scored 215 runs in this innings. For the sixth time he has reached the 200 mark in Tests. Now only 6 batsmen have more Test double hundreds to their names. Virat, Jayawardene and Wally Hammond have 7-7 double centuries. Brian Lara scored 9, Kumar Sangakkara 11 while Sir Don Bradman scored 200+ runs in 12 innings.
Virat’s equal in terms of century
Kane Williamson has equaled Virat Kohli in terms of scoring a century in Tests. Williamson has scored a century for the 28th time. Virat Kohli also has only 28 centuries. In the Ahmedabad Test against Australia, Virat scored an inning of 186 runs.