A fifth ton on auditions at Seddon Park saw Black Caps Captain Ken Williamson rise to prominence as New Zealand’s hottest podmaker.
Williamson made his 22nd cricket test on Friday morning in Hamilton On the second day of the first test against the West Indies.
After resuming his roles at 97, the 30-year-old brought his century through a curly-kick to the back foot after 15 minutes of play to move to 102.
New Zealand dominates day one of first test against Windies.
His 22nd Test places him three times ahead of the best New Zealand team, Ross Taylor, who fell early in the second day for 38.
Williamson has put together an impressive Seddon Park log. The historic result today was his 5th century on his 17 rides over Hamilton Land, with those centuries – including a double ton against Bangladseh – all of that was among his last 10 bats here.
The day started with an average of 83.38 in Seddon Park.
Top Makers of the Century in New Zealand:
22 – Ken Williamson
19 – Ross Taylor
17 – Martin Crowe
12- John Wright, Brendon McCollum
11- Tom Latham, Nathan Astle