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Kane Williamson becomes the first non-Asian batsman to score centuries in 10 countries

Kane Williamson scored an unbeaten double-century in the first test against Pakistan in Karachi. This was his 25th test century and also made him the first non-Asian batter to score centuries in 10 countries. Kane Williamson, who is regarded as one of the ‘Fab 4’ batsmen, achieved this feat in his 89th test match. The series ended up in the draw, with Sarfraz Ahmed of Pakistan named ‘Man of the Series.’

It is to be noted that Younis Khan of Pakistan, remains the only batter as of date to score Test centuries in 11 countries (eleventh country is UAE). India’s current coach and veteran batsman Rahul Dravid was the first batter to achieve this amazing feat, the other batsman who managed to score test centuries in 10 countries are the Sri Lankan-duo Kumar Sangakkara and Mahela Jayawardene. Williamson joined the elite group with a phenomenal double century, he also becomes the first of the ‘Fab 4’ to achieve this record. New Zealand is all set to take on Pakistan in one-day series beginning from 9th January, and Kane will be leading the Kiwi side.

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