Ross Taylor overtook Martin Crowe's century tally during an exceptional innings of 200 that put New Zealand in a strong position in the 2nd Test against Bangladesh.
Kane Williamson shared the previous New Zealand record of 17 centuries with Ross Taylor and the late Martin Crowe.
Less than a year after Martin Crowe died of lymphoma aged 53, Ross Taylor's bid, in his return following eye surgery in late November, has become a focal point for New Zealand cricket fans.
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The New Zealand skipper Kane Williamson revealed that the team will be sporting black arm band as a tribute to Martin Crowe.
Cricketing greats honoured Martin Crowe at an emotional funeral for Martin Crowe at Auckland's Holy Trinity Cathedral.
Martin Crowe, who died at 53 after a prolonged battle with cancer, took liquid marijuana to ease pain during his second bout of lymphoma, according to Mike Selvey, his close friend and former England cricketer
Martin Crowe, who died at the age of 53 after a long battle with cancer, was shown respect by
Martin Crowe was a great human being just like other New Zealand players, according to Mahendra Singh Dhoni
Martin Crowe scored 5,444 Test runs with 17 centuries, the most by a New Zealand batsman, and 4,704 ODI runs, including 456 runs in the ICC Cricket World Cup 1992 that won him the player of the tournament award.