New Zealand vs England, 3rd Test: Day 2, statistical highlights

Updated: 23 March 2013 18:21 IST

Fulton's 136 is the joint second highest score by a New Zealand opener against England - the highest is Hamish Rutherford's 171 in the first Test of the present series.

New Zealand vs England, 3rd Test: Day 2, statistical highlights

Peter Fulton (136) has posted his career-best innings in Tests, outstripping the 75 against the West Indies at Wellington in March 2006.

# Fulton's innings is the highest by a New Zealander in Tests against England at Auckland, bettering John Wright's 130 in February 1984.

# Fulton has played 346 balls - the longest in terms of balls faced by a New Zealand opener against England, eclipsing John Wright's 119 off 343 balls at The Oval in August 1986.

# Fulton's 136 is the joint second highest score by a New Zealand opener against England - the highest is Hamish Rutherford's 171 in the first Test of the present series.

# In only eight innings, the New Zealand openers have managed 483 runs at an average of 60.37, including two hundreds and a fifty - their second highest average against England, next only to the 87.00 (174 in two innings) in 1946-47.

# Kane Williamson (91) has recorded his highest score against England, eclipsing the 55 not out at Wellington in March this year.

# Williamson is averaging 70.66 against England - 212 in four innings, including two fifties.

# Williamson has been dismissed in the nervous nineties for the first time - his fourth highest score in Tests.

# Williamson's second fifty against England is his seventh in Tests. He has completed his 500 runs in Tests at home - his aggregate being 532 at an average of 44.33 in nine Tests, including a hundred and four fifties. He has to improve his overseas Test average, which at present is 28.51.

# Fulton and Williamson were involved in a stand of 181 - New Zealand's second highest for the second wicket against England - the highest is 241 between Andrew Jones and John Wright at Wellington in February 1992.

# The aforesaid partnership is New Zealand's highest for any wicket against England at Auckland, obliterating the 154 for the fourth wicket between Jeff Crowe and John Wright in February 1984.

# The unbroken 181-run stand is New Zealand's highest for the second wicket in Tests at Auckland.



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