Test cricket has seen numerous legendary batters who have taken the game’s glory to the next level through their illustrious career. Team New Zealand has its own chunk of heroes (with the bat) in the names of Stephen Fleming, Ross Taylor, Nathan Astle, Martin Crowe, and Kane Williamson.
Williamson, the current captain of the New Zealand cricket team, is slowly marching towards the crown of most scored NZ batsman in the longer format.
One of the most prolific No.3 batsmen in red-ball cricket, Williamson started his Test journey with a century against India on his debut Test innings – only the sixth NZ batter to do so. Find more exciting details about debutant records here.
This article will showcase Williamson’s year-wise Test batting performances since his debut to date.
Kane Williamson Year-wise Test Batting Stats
From 2014 to 2021, Williamson’s yearly batting average has never gone down 50, except for 2016 (47.06).
His highest Test score of 251 came in 2020 against West Indies in Hamilton. NZ won that game by an innings and 134 runs.
2015, his only 1000+ Test runs year, is the best of his career with 5 centuries and a batting average of around 90.
With 4 double centuries in the longest format, Williamson equaled Brendon McCullum for the most 200s in Test cricket for New Zealand. Find who has scored the most double centuries in Tests here.
He also has 3 double centuries while playing as captain, putting him in the respective top ten list.
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