The former New Zealand skipper, Kane Williamson scored his 32nd Test Century in the second test against South Africa to help his side beat the Proteas in a Test series for the first time in 92 years. This is also his 45th International Century across all formats. He is now in the fourth spot for the most International hundreds among active players in International Cricket.
Kane constructed an important 64-run partnership with Rachin Ravindra for the third wicket and a 152-run partnership with Will Young as New Zealand managed to beat South Africa in the second test and win the series by 2-0.
Kane Williamson and Will Young both remained not out, leading the team to victory after a shaky start at the chase. Williamson scored 133 runs in 260 deliveries with 12 fours and 2 sixes. Meanwhile, Will Young contributed with an important 60 runs.
In terms of scoring the most international centuries in the list of active players, Root is third on the list with 46 to his name. Virat Kohli is leading the list with 80 International centuries. He is way ahead of the other 4 players in the list of top 5. Virat has scored 29 centuries in Test Cricket, 50 in One-day Internationals, and 1 in T20Is.
Rohit Sharma is now second on the list with 47 International Centuries as Warner has already taken retirement from International Cricket. Australian right-handed batter, Steve Smith is 5th on the list with 44 to his name. The Test No. 1 ranked batter Kane Williamson is now sitting fourth on the list with 45 hundreds to his name.
Kane Williamson has been in terrific form lately. This is his seventh century in the last 12 innings which shows why he is the current ranked 1 test batsman. He also became the fastest player (172 innings) to score 32 centuries in the history of this format. The former New Zealand skipper scored three centuries in this series and won the Man Of the Series Award.
Virat Kohli - 80
Rohit Sharma - 47
Joe Root - 46
Kane Williamson - 45*
Steve Smith - 44