Highlights: India vs New Zealand, Christchurch ODI

Updated: 08 March 2009 15:53 IST

Here's a look at the highlights of the 3rd ODI between India and New Zealand at Christchurch.


# 18 sixes have been posted for the fourth time in an innings - the first three occasions were South Africa vs Netherlands at Basseterre on 16.3.2007; India vs Bermuda at Port of Spain on 19.3.2007 and New Zealand vs. Ireland at Aberdeen on 1.7.2008.

# 13 sixes were hit by New Zealand and 31 sixes in a Limited-Overs International is a record, eclipsing the 26 between Australia and S.Africa at Johannesburg on March 12, and 26 between Australia and N.Zealand at Hamilton on 20.2.2007

# Brendon McCullum (71 off 68 balls) registered his 14th fifty in ODIs - his first against India.

# Tim Southee is now the first bowler to concede 100 runs or more in an innings against India. Overall, he is the third after Australia's Mick Lewis and New Zealand's Martin Snedden to concede over 100 runs in an innings.

# Ian Butler (24 off 19 balls) recorded his highest ever sore in ODIs, bettering his 3 against England at Napier on February 20, 2002.

# Kyle Mills (54 off 32 balls) recorded his career-best score in ODIs, eclipsing his 47 off 40 balls against England at Bristol on June 21, 2008.

# Southee (32) made his career-best score in ODIs, surpassing his 19 not out against Bangladesh at Dhaka on October 9, 2008.

# Mills and Southee were associated in a 83-run stand for the ninth wicket - a partnership record for New Zealand in ODIs, bettering the 74 (unfinished) between Brendon McCullum and Daniel Vettori against Australia at Christchurch on December 10, 2005.

# Sachin Tendulkar has been adjudged the MOM for the 58th time, extending his record for most MOM awards in ODIs.

# India (392 for four) recorded the highest ever total in New Zealand, eclipsing New Zealand's 350 for nine against Australia at Hamilton on Feb.20, 2007.

# India's 392 for four is their highest against a Test-playing side and their second best ever, next only to their 413 for five against Bermuda at Port of Spain on March 19, 2007.

# The aforesaid total is now the highest ever against New Zealand in ODIs - the previous highest against New Zealand was 376 for two by India at Hyderabad on November 8, 1999.

# New Zealand's 334 is their highest against India in New Zealand, surpassing their 300 for 8 at Christchuch on January 19, 1999.

# The match produced 726 runs for the loss of 14 wickets - a record in New Zealand-India ODIs and the second best in the history of ODIs, next only to 872 for 13 wickets between South Africa and Australia at Johannesburg on March 12,2006.

# India (392-4) posted their highest score in New Zealand, beating their 273 for four against New Zealand at Napier on March 3, 2009.

# India's aforesaid total is the best ever at Christchurch, beating the 349 for six by Australia against New Zealand on February 26, 2000.

# Overall, New Zealand's total of 334 is their third highest against India in ODIs - their highest being 349 for nine at Rajkot on November 5,1999.

# Sachin Tendulkar recorded his highest score in New Zealand, surpassing his 84 at Dunedin on March 12, 1992.

# Tendulkar's innings is now the second best in New Zealand - the highest being Matthew Hayden's 181 not out for Australia against New Zealand at Hamilton on February 20, 2007.

# Tendulkar's innings is also the highest by an Indian player in New Zealand, surpassing Rahul Dravid's 123 not out against New Zealand at Taupo on January 9, 1999.

# Tendulkar's century knock is now the best by any batsman at Christchurch, surpassing West Indian, Gordon Greenidge's 133 not out against New Zealand on March 29, 1987.

# Tendulkar has now registered 150 or more in an innings three times - an Indian record. Apart from his innings of 186 not out and 163 not out (as above), Tendulkar had made 152 against Namibia at Pietermaritzburg on February 23, 2003. Sourav Ganguly has registered two innings of 150-plus in ODIs - 183 against Sri Lanka at Taunton on May 26, 1999 and 153 not out against New Zealand at Gwalior on November 11, 1999.

# Overall, Tendulkar's innings is the eleventh of 150 or more by an Indian.

# Sachin is the third Indian player to post a hundred in New Zealand, joining Virender Sehwag (two) and Rahul Dravid.

# Tendulkar's fifth century against New Zealand is his 43rd in ODIs - an Indian record against New Zealand, overtaking Sehwag's tally of four hundreds.

# Tendulkar's tally of five centuries against New Zealand has been exceeded only by Australia's Ricky Ponting (6).

# Yuvraj (87 off 60 balls) registered his highest ever innings against New Zealand, eclipsing his 54 at Wellington on January 8, 2003.

# Tendulkar and Yuvraj were associated in a stand of 138 - India's best for the third wicket in New Zealand, bettering the 57 between Navjot Singh Sidhu and Mohammad Azharuddin against New Zealand at Napier on February 16, 1995.

# Yuvraj became the first Indian player to register six sixes in an innings against New Zealand. Sachin, with five sixes in today's innings, has the next best tally.

# Tendulkar and Dhoni recorded 135 runs (unfinished) - India's highest for the fourth wicket against New Zealand in New Zealand, beating the 110 between Suresh Raina and Dhoni at Napier on March 3, 2009.

# Mahendra Singh Dhoni (68 off 58 balls) recorded his second fifty against New Zealand - his 30th in ODIs.

# Jesse Ryder (105 off 80 balls) posted his career-best in ODIs, surpassing his 79 not out off 62 balls against England at Hamilton on February 12, 2008.

# Ryder recorded his hundred in 72 balls - the third fastest by a New Zealander in ODIs. The two fastest are: 67-ball by Craig McMillan against Australia at Hamilton on February 20, 2007 and 71-ball by Jacob Oram against Australia at Perth on January 28, 2007.

# Ryder's 72-ball century is the quicket by a New Zealander against India, bettering Chris Cairns' 75-ball hundred at Christchurch on January 19, 1999.

# Ryder and Brendon McCullum were associated in a 166-run stand, which is New Zealand's highest for the opening wicket against India, eclipsing the 140 between John Wright and Andrew Jones at Baroda on December 17, 1988.

# The aforesaid partnership is New Zealand's highest for the first wicket at Christchurch. Ken Rutherford and Bruce Edgar had recorded 125 against Australia on March 22,1986.

Topics : Cricket AMI Stadium, Christchurch
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