On Day 2 of the first Test against Bangladesh at the Sylhet International Cricket Stadium, New Zealand‘s captain, Kane Williamson, showcased his cricketing prowess by notching up his 29th Test century.

Kane Williamson’s record-equaling century: Brilliance at Sylhet

This remarkable achievement puts him in the esteemed company of legendary figures such as Australia‘s Sir Donald Bradman and India‘s Virat Kohli. Playing in his 95th Test game, Williamson reached a milestone by surpassing 8,200 runs, accompanied by an impressive tally of 33 fifties.

Collaborative partnerships: Williamson’s Impact with the Bat

In the context of the game, Bangladesh posted 310, setting the stage for Williamson’s impactful innings. Joining the crease with New Zealand at 36/1, Williamson played a crucial role, adding 54 runs alongside Henry Nicholls for the third wicket. The fourth-wicket partnership saw a 66-run stand alongside Daryl Mitchell, who contributed a brisk 54-ball 41. Continuing his stellar performance, Williamson then forged a substantial 78-run partnership with Glenn Phillips (42) for the sixth wicket, guiding New Zealand to 253/6.

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Taijul Islam gets the key wicket of Williamson

His innings concluded with a notable score of 104, falling as the seventh wicket, bowled by Taijul Islam. Williamson’s outstanding contribution played a pivotal role in New Zealand’s commanding position in the Test match against Bangladesh. At the end of Day 2, the Blackcaps reached 266/8, with Kyle Jamieson and captain Tim Southee at the crease and are trailing by 44 runs of Bangladesh’s first innings score.

Here is how Twitter reacted to Kane Williamson’s magical ton:

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