Here are the statistical highlights from Day 1 of the second Test between New Zealand and West Indies:
# Denesh Ramdin (107 off 148 balls) has posted his first hundred in 14 innings vs New Zealand in Tests, obliterating the 24 at Dunedin in the present series.
# Ramdin's strike rate of 72.29 is the highest amongst his Test hundreds.
# Ramdin's first century vs New Zealand is his fourth in Tests.
# Ramdin's tally of four hundreds as wicketkeeper for West Indies is bettered only by Jeff Dujon's five.
# Ramdin has equalled Sir Clyde Walcott's record of most hundreds (3) by a West Indian wicketkeeper away from home.
# Ramdin's 107 is the highest by a West Indian wicketkeeper vs New Zealand in Tests, obliterating the 101 not out by Junior Murray in the 1994-95 Wellington Test. No other West Indian wicketkkeeper has registered a hundred vs New Zealand in Tests.
# Marlon Samuels' first duck vs New Zealand is his eighth in Tests.
# Samuels' performance this year in Tests has been mediocre, aggregating 285 in eleven innings at an average of 25.90.
# Shivnarine Chanderpaul's aggregate of 11171 (ave.51.95) in 153 matches is just three short of Allan Border's tally of 11174 (ave.50.56) in 156 matches.
# Ramdin and Chanderpaul put on 200 - West Indies' eighth stand of 200 or more for the sixth wicket - their second vs New Zealand, next only to the 254 between Charlie Davis and Sir Garry Sobers at Bridgetown in March 1972.
# Of the four stands of 200 or more for the sixth wicket - four have been registered by West Indies away from home.
# Overall, eight partnerships of 200 or more for the sixth wicket have been recorded against New Zealand.
# The 200-run stand is the third of 200-plus at Hamilton in Tests - two for the sixth wicket and one for the first wicket.
(Stats courtesy Rajesh Kumar)