New Zealand batsman Ross Taylor, who has scored the most runs for the Blackcaps in Test cricket, had reached the landmark of 7000 runs in 96 matches.
Williamson, on the other hand, took just 83 games and surpassed former New Zealand skipper Stephen Fleming and Taylor to become the fastest Kiwi batsman to reach 7000 Test runs.
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Fleming scored 7,172 runs for the Black Caps in 111 Tests while Taylor has scored 7379 in 105 matches.
On Monday, Williamson surpassed Fleming to record most fifty-plus scores for the Kiwis in the longest format of the game.
Williamson now holds the record for the most fifty-plus score (56) for New Zealand in Test cricket. Fleming had 55 fifty-plus scores.