Published on March 27th, 2017 | by Bhaskar Ganekar0
New Zealand v South Africa, Third Test, Hamilton, Day 3, 2017 – Statistical highlights
Kane Williamson’s milestone helped the Kiwis to take a lead. Here are the statistical highlights of third day of third Test between New Zealand and South Africa at Hamilton.
5000 Test runs for Kane Williamson, sixth New Zealand batsman to score this much runs. He took 110 innings; fastest New Zealand batsmen to reach his landmark. He surpasses Martin Crowe who had taken 117 innings to complete 5000 Test runs.
17 Test hundreds by Kane Williamson – joint-most by New Zealand along with Martin Crowe. Crowe achieve this landmark in 120 innings while Williamson took 120 innings.
254 Deliveries played by Jeet Raval in his innings of 88; fourth-highest by New Zealand batsmen against South Africa post readmission. Stephen Fleming’s 423 balls in his 262 runs innings in 2006 is highest for New Zealand.
250 Test wickets for Morne Morkel for South Africa when he dismissed Tom Latham, sixth South Africa bowler to do so. Shawn Pollock (421), Dale Steyn (417), Makhaya Ntini (390), Alan Donald (330), Jacques Kallis (291) are other bowlers to take more wickets than Morne Morkel.