Kane Williamson century guides New Zealand to 2-0 series victory

Kane Williamson century guides New Zealand to 2-0 series victory
Kane Williamson ended the 2015 year with an average of over 90.
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New Zealand 237 & 189-5 (Williamson 108no) beat
Sri Lanka
 292 & 133 (Mendis 46) by five wickets
Second Test, Hamilton, day four
Scorecard 

Kane Williamson completed his 13th Test century helping New Zealand chase down 189 in the final innings of the second Test against Sri Lanka in Hamilton with five wickets in hand to complete a 2-0 series victory for the Black Caps.

Needing 47 runs to win when the play resumed on day four, New Zealand took just 75 deliveries to knock down the runs with no panic whatsoever.

Williamson (108 not out) started aggressively as he scored three boundaries in the first two overs from Dushmantha Chameera (4-68) to get into the nineties.

BJ Watling (13 not out) on the other end adopted a more cautious approach. Williamson brought up his 13th Test century with two more boundaries off Chameera - this is his fifth Test hundred for New Zealand in 2015.

With just 19 more runs needed for a win, New Zealand looked in no trouble as the duo took them past the line with five wickets in hand.

The win has also ensured New Zealand a 2-0 victory against Sri Lanka in the two-match series. 

Without a doubt, Williamson bagged the man of the match award for his unbeaten century in the fourth innings. 

The action now shifts to the five-match One-Day International series with the first game scheduled to begin in Christchurch on 26th December.

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