Kane williamson wtc

The fourth day’s match between India and New Zealand was washed out due to rain and stumps were declared without a single ball being played. The start of the match was delayed due to rain today.

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New Zealand scored 249 runs on the fifth day of the final of the World Test Championship being played at The Rose Bowl ground on Tuesday. New Zealand got a 32 run lead on the basis of India’s first innings (217 runs). Now India’s second innings has also started. Earlier, Devon Conway scored 54 runs for the Kiwis while captain Kane Williamson was dismissed after scoring 49 runs.

Williamson played the slowest career
While New Zealand were getting setbacks on one side, Kane Williamson slowly came close to making a half-century from the other side, but Ishant gave him a big blow to the Kiwi team by dismissing him. Williamson scored 49 runs in 177 balls with the help of six fours. This is also the slowest innings of his Test career.

broke his seven year old record
In his 49-run knock, Williamson scored at a strike rate of 27.68, the lowest in his 11-year-old Test career. Let’s take a look at his four lowest strike-rate innings…

  1. 27.68 vs India, Southampton, 2021 (49 runs/177 balls)
  2. 29.21 vs West Indies, Port of Spain, 2014 (52/178 balls)
  3. 31.61 vs England, Wellington, 2012/13 (55*/174 balls)
  4. 31.90 vs India Hyderabad, 2012 (52/163 balls)


(All records after playing 100+ balls)

Viru had fun with Williamson’s slow innings

Bumrah didn’t get any wicket
Shami took four wickets for India. Ishant Sharma took three wickets while Ravichandran Ashwin got two wickets and Ravindra Jadeja got a breakthrough. The T-break was announced as New Zealand’s innings wrapped up.

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