Hyderabad:Following are the statistical highlights of the fifth day's play between India and New Zealand in the second Test in Hyderabad.
# Brendon McCullum's excellent knock is the third best in the third innings of a Test match on Indian soil. VVS Laxman had made 281 against Australia at Kolkata in March 2001 and Andy Flower's an unbeaten 232 for Zimbabwe at Nagpur in November 2000.
# Williamson has recorded 69 - his second best Test innings, next only to the 131 at Ahmedabad in the first Test.
# Suresh Raina (2/38) has recorded his best bowling performance in Tests.
# S.Sreesanth (3/121) has produced his best bowling figures against New Zealand.
# Virender Sehwag has now recorded 83 sixes - a tally bettered only by Adam Gilchrist (100), Brian Lara (88), Chris Cairns (87) and Vivian Richards (84).
# Brendon McCullum has made 300 runs in a Test series for the first time, aggregating 305 (ave.101.66), including one century and one fifty.
# McCullum has received the Man of the Match award for the second time in his Test career.
# McCullum (225 off 308 balls) has posted his first double hundred in Tests,.
# McCullum is the fourth batsman to register a double century for New Zealand against India, joining Graham Dowling, Bert Sutcliffe and Jesse Ryder
# McCullum became the fifth New Zealand batsman to record a double century on foreign soil, joining Stephen Fleming (three), Glenn Turner (two), Bert Sutcliffe and Martin O'Donnelly.
# Gambhir-Sehwag pair has averaged 59.16, aggregating 3254 in 58 innings, including eight stands of 100-plus and 19 of 50-plus.
# Virender Sehwag, after the first two Tests, is the leading run-getter in the present series - 324 at an averge of 108.00, including one hundred and two fifties.
# Daniel Vettori, with 11 wickets at 30.36 runs apiece, is the top wicket-taker in the current series.
# Sehwag has recorded his 25th fifty (54 not out) in Tests - his second against New Zealand.
# In 40 Tests in India, Sehwag has amassed 3929 at an average of 58.64, including 12 centuries and 15 fifties.
# With his second innings' fifty, Sehwag is averaging 30.38 in the second innings - 1671 in 60 innings, including one century and ten fifties.
# Sehwag has aggregated 1228 in just eleven Tests this year at an average of 68.22, including five hundreds and six fifties.
# The Hyderabad Test is the eighth drawn Test out of the last nine contested between India and New Zealand in India.
# New Zealand and India, for the first time, have contested five consecutive Tests without producing results.
# New Zealand (448 for eight wickets declared) have recorded their highest total in the third match innings in India
# The Hyderabad Test has produced 1338 runs for the loss of 28 wickets - the highest between the two countries in India.