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Hyderabad Test: India vs New Zealand, Day 5 – Statistical Highlights

- BB McCullum scored 225 in this test which represents the 298th double hundred in tests. This knock represents the 16th occasion of a New Zealand batsman scoring a double hundred in tests.

 

- BB McCullum scored 225 in this test which represents the 100th double hundred by an opening batsman in tests. This knock represents the sixth occasion of a New Zealand batsman scoring a double hundred in tests. The other five occasions are - 230* by B Sutcliffe vs India at Delhi in Dec 1955, 239 by GT Dowling vs India at Christchurch in Feb 1968, 223* by GM Turner vs West Indies at Kingston in Feb 1972, 259 by GM Turner vs West Indies at Georgetown in Apr 1972 and 267* by BA Young vs Sri Lanka at Dunedin in Mar 1997.

 

- BB McCullum 's 225 in this test represent the 42nd occasion of a batsman scoring a double hundred against India. His knock represents the eleventh occasion of an opening batsman scoring a double hundred in tests against India. His knock represents the third double hundred scored by a New Zealand batsman against India. The other two occasions are - 230* by B Sutcliffe at Delhi in Dec 1955 and 239 by GT Dowling at Christchurch in Feb 1968.

 

- BB McCullum and KS Williamson added 124 runs for the fifth wicket in New Zealand 's second innings providing the 49th occasion of New Zealand batsman posting a three figure partnership against India. It also represents the seventh occasion of New Zealand batsman posting a three figure partnership for the fifth wicket against India.

 

- BB McCullum 's 225 contained 22 boundary fours. He became the seventh New Zealand batsman to score 22 or more boundary fours in an innings against India and his feat provides the eighth such occasion. The other seven occasions are - B Sutcliffe {30 boundary fours in his 230 not out at Delhi in Dec 1955}, GT Dowling {26 boundary fours in his 239 at Christchurch in Feb 1968}, LRPL Taylor {26 boundary fours in his 151 at Napier in Mar 2009}, B Sutcliffe {24 boundary fours in his 151 not out at Kolkata in Mar 1965}, JD Ryder {24 boundary fours in his 201 at Napier in Mar 2009}, JG Wright {23 boundary fours in his 185 at Christchurch in Feb 1990} and IDS Smith {23 boundary fours in his 173 at Auckland in Feb 1990}.

- BB McCullum scored his sixth test hundred when he made 225 in this test. The other five hundreds are - 185 vs Bangladesh at Hamilton in Feb 2010, 143 vs Bangladesh at Dhaka in Oct 2004, 115 vs India at Napier in Mar 2009, 111 vs Zimbabwe at Harare in Aug 2005 and 104 vs Australia at Wellington in Mar 2010.

 

- BB McCullum 's 225 in this test represent his highest individual score of his test career. This knock was an improvement over his previous best of 185 vs Bangladesh at Hamilton in Feb 2010.

 

- BB McCullum 's 225 in this test represent his second hundred and also the highest individual score against India. The other hundred was 115 at Napier in Mar 2009.

 

- KS Williamson scored his first half century and second fifty of his test career when he scored 69 in this test.

 

- S Sreesanth {3 for 121}, PP Ojha {2 for 137} and Harbhajan Singh {1 for 117} conceded 100 plus runs in India 's second innings providing the 28th, 29th and 30th occasion of an Indian bowlers conceding 100 plus runs in a test innings against New Zealand.

 

- S Sreesanth {3 for 121}, PP Ojha {2 for 137} and Harbhajan Singh {1 for 117} conceded 100 plus runs in India 's second innings providing the third occasion of three Indian bowlers conceding 100 plus runs in a test innings against New Zealand. The other two occasions are at - Auckland in Feb 1990 in India 's second innings {N Kapil Dev - none for 101, M Prabhakar - 1 for 118 and ND Hirwani - 3 for 143} and at Napier in first innings at Mar 2009 {Zaheer Khan - 3 for 129, MM Patel - none for 128, Harbhajan Singh - 2 for 120}.

 

- V Sehwag scored 96 and 54 not out in this test to provide the 14th occasion of a batsman scoring fifties in both innings of a test match against New Zealand. V Sehwag became the third Indian opening batsman to score fifties in both innings of a test. Others are - A Jadeja - 59 and 73 at Bangalore in Oct 1995 and A Chopra - 60 and 52 at Mohali in Oct 2003.

 

- V Sehwag 's total of 150 {96 and 54 not out} provides the highest match total by an Indian opening batsman who has scored twin fifties in a test.

 

- New Zealand scored 448 for 8 in the third innings of this test providing the tenth occasion of New Zealand posting a total of 400 plus runs in the third innings of the test. This total also represents the third occasion of New Zealand posting a total of 400 plus runs in the third innings against India. The other two occasions are - 483 for 5 declared at Auckland in Feb 1990 and 464 for 8 declared at Hamilton in Jan 1999.

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