England batted through the final day of the first Test against New Zealand to salvage a draw on Sunday in Dunedin. Here are the statistical highlights from the day's play.
# The Dunedin Test is the 42nd drawn game between the two countries.Â England have won 45 and lost eight out of 95 played against New Zealand - winning % 47.36.
# England's 421 for six is the fifth highest in their second innings against New Zealand - the highest being 468 for six wickets declared at Christchurch in March 2002.
# England batted for 170 overs - their third highest in th second innings of a Test match against New Zealand - the top two being 196 overs at Lord's in 1973 and 189.2 overs at The Oval in 1983.
# Jonathan Trott's first fifty against New Zealand is his 14th in Test cricket.
# Trott is averaging 40.53 under Cook's captaincy as compared to 51.83 under Andrew Strauss.
# Kevin Pietersen's performance in Tests in New Zealand is mediocre, averaging 33.87 - his aggregate being 271 in eight innings.
# Steven Finn (56) has posted his maiden fifty in Tests, surpassing the 20 in the first innings of the just concluded Test.Â For the first time, he has batted as number three batsman.
# Finn's aforesaid fifty is his first in 80 first-class matches
# Finn and Trott have shared a third-wicket partnership of 90 - the first instance when Finn has been involved in a stand of 50 or more - the previous best being 49 (unbroken) for the tenth wicket with Matt Prior against Pakistan at Nottingham in July 2010.
# Neil Wagner (7/183) has produced his best match figures in Tests, obliterating the 3 for 65 against the West Indies at Kingston in 2012.
# Joe Root has registered his first duck in Tests.