Kane Williamson scored his third century in three games, Kane Williamson become the third new Zealand player after Ross Taylor and Stephen Fleming to go past 7000 runs in Test on day 3 of the 2nd Test against Pakistan.
30 year-old batsman is currently the No.1 ranked batsman in Tests according to the latest ICC rankings, continued to pile on the agony for Pakistan.
The New Zealand captain now has a better Test average than Virat Kohli and Sachin Tendulkar.
The exploits of Kane Williamson and Henry Nicholls has ensured New Zealand have taken a lead in excess of 150 on day 3 of the Test match.
A win for New Zealand will ensure that they stay alive in the race for the final of the ICC World Test Championship that will be played in June 2021 at Lord’s.
New Zealand, who are currently the No.1 ranked Test team in the world, are third in the ICC World Test Championship points table behind Australia and India.
Kane Williamson had already reached his century on the second . And this followed up his magnificent run when he smashed 251 against the West Indies in Wellington and hit 129 against Pakistan at the Bay Oval in Mount Maunganui.
New Zealand lead the two-Test series 1-0 and are aiming for their sixth consecutive Test win. New Zealand are also aiming to ensure they end their current home season without a series loss.