Kane Williamson was awarded the Man of the Match for his sterling batting display © Getty Images
Hamilton : Jan 22, 2014
Following are the statistical highlights of the second match of the One-Day International series between India and New Zealand, held in Hamilton on Wednesday.
# India (277 for nine) have recorded their highest losing total in One Day Internationals (ODI’s) in New Zealand— the previous highest being 273 for four at Napier on January 19, 2014.
# New Zealand (271 for seven) have posted their highest total vs India at Hamilton, bettering the 270 for five on March 11, 2009.
# India have lost five (three to New Zealand and one each to South Africa and Australia) out of seven ODIs contested at Seddon Park, Hamilton. They have won two at this venue—one each vs New Zealand and Zimbabwe.
# India, excluding the no-result Centurion game on December 11, 2013, have lost four ODIs in a row in ODIs—to South Africa by 141 runs at Johannesburg on December 5, 2013 and by 134 runs at Durban on December 8, 2013 and to New Zealand by 24 runs at Napier on January 19 and by 15 runs at Hamilton on January 22.
# Indian skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni has become the first captain/wicketkeeper to complete 200 dismissals in ODIs – his tally being 142 catches + 59 stumpings in 156 matches.
# Dhoni (56 off 44 balls) has posted his third fifty vs New Zealand – his 52nd in ODIs and his 38th as captain.
# Virat Kohli (78 off 65 balls) has registered his third fifty vs New Zealand – his 29th in ODIs. He became the first batsman to manage 200 runs in the present series; 201 runs at an average of 100.50.
# Mohammed Shami’s excellent bowling performance of three for 55 is the best by an Indian bowler vs New Zealand at Hamilton. Anil Kumble’s superb bowling figures of 4 for 40 vs South Africa on February 18, 1995 is the only instance of a four-wicket haul for India at this venue.
# Tim Southee became the 15th New Zealand bowler to complete 100 wickets or more in ODIs—his tally being 102 at an average of 31.37 in 76 games —his strike rate being 36.2.
# Kane Williamson got his second Man of the Match award in ODIs.
# Martin Guptill and Williamson were associated in a stand of 89 — New Zealand’s highest partnership for the second wicket vs India at Seddon Park, Hamilton in ODIs.
# Suresh Raina took his 25th wicket in ODIs—his first vs New Zealand.
# Ross Taylor has posted consecutive fifties for the first time vs India in ODIs—55 at Napier and 57 at Hamilton. It was his fourth fifty vs India and his 26th in ODIs.
# Brendon McCullum has recorded his 16th duck in ODIs—his fourth vs India. He became the first New Zealand skipper to post two golden ducks in ODIs.
# Ajinkya Rahane (36 off 42 balls) has registered his highest score against New Zealand in ODIs.
# Rahane and Kohli have added 90 runs for the third wicket – India’s second highest for the third wicket vs New Zealand in New Zealand — the highest being the 138 between Sachin Tendulkar and Yuvraj Singh at Christchurch on March 8, 2009.
# Corey Anderson (three for 67) produced his best bowling figures vs India in ODIs.