Twitter reactions: Gabba gave Kane Williamson standing ovation for his 140 runs knock

Sudipta / 07 November 2015

Twitter reactions: Gabba gave Kane Williamson standing ovation for his 140 runs knock

Classical New Zealand batsman Kane Williamson notched up a superb hundred against the fiery pace of Mitchell Starc and Mitchell Johnson at Gabba, Brisbane.

Williamson, 25, is one of the most exciting talents among the contemporary batsmen, hit 24 boundaries to score a 178 balls 140.

Williamson’ hundred helped New Zeland to put 317 runs on the board. Except Williamson, there was no other batsman who could resist Australias pace batteries from wrecking havoc on them.

New Zealand defiance ended after the lunch. Williamson was the fourth victim of Mitchell Starc, who conceded just 57 runs in 18 overs.

However, even after Williamson 140 run Houdini act Australia got 239 run lead. When Williamson was leaving the ground, the entire Gabba stadium gave him a standing ovation for his gusty hundred that made Australia bat again. Meanwhile, Australian players also shook hands with Williamson for his brilliant knock. 

He reached his 10th Test hundred with a couple of runs down the leg side 20 minutes before the lunch. This was Williamson’s 6th Test hundred of the year. 

Twitter has ushered praise on Williamson’s solo show at Gabba pitch which is known as the fortress of Australia.



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