# New Zealand's 87-run triumph is their second biggest in terms of runs at Westpac Stadium, Wellington - the biggest being by 155 runs against England on February 16, 2002. (Read match report)
# New Zealand have won their first game out of the two result-oriented games vs India at Westpac Stadium, Wellington. India had won by two wickets at this venue on January 8, 2003.
# New Zealand have won 13 and lost six out of 21 ODIs played at Westpac Stadium (NR 2).
# New Zealand have defeated India by 4-0 margin in a bilateral series for the first time in ODIs. (Scorecard | Highlights)
# For the third time, New Zealand have remained unbeaten in a series of five games - the first two instances being 5-0 vs West Indies in New Zealand in 1999-00 and 4-0 in the NetWest series in 2004 in England.
# India, for the fifth time, have failed to win a single game in a bilateral series of five matches or more
# India have not won a single game out of last seven result-oriented played by them away from home. Before that they won eight in succession outside India. (Also read: Dhoni joins 8000-run club)
# New Zealand (303/5) have registered their third total of 300 or more in ODIs at Westpac Stadium, Wellington - their highest being 320 vs Australia on December 7, 2005.
# India have conceded 300 or more twelve times since October 2012 - the most by any team - five times to Australia; three times to South Africa, twice to New Zealand and once each to Sri Lanka and England.
# Kane Williamson, with five consecutive fifties in the present series, has emulated Pakistan's Yasir Hameed's tally of five fifties in a bilateral series. Yasir had posted 326 runs at an average of 89.00 in five innings vs New Zealand in 2003-04 - his sequence of scores being 52 & 53 at Lahore; 63 at Faisalabad and 61 & 127 not out at Rawalpindi. Both now share a record for most fifties in a bilateral series.
# Thanks to his sequence of scores in the present series - 71 at Napier, 77 at Hamilton, 65 at Auckland, 60 at Hamilton and 88 at Wellington, Williamson has managed eleven fifties in ODIs, including five vs India.
# Williamson has become the fourth New Zealand batsman to record five fifties or more in succession in ODIs, joining Andrew Jones - six between December 17, 1988 and March 14, 1989 and Roger Twose - five between Septmber 27, 2000 and October 11, 2000 and Martin Guptill - five between October 20, 2011 and February 9, 2012 (Match in pics)
# Williamson's 88 off 91 balls is his highest score in ODIs in New Zealand. The said innings is also his highest vs India in ODIs.
# Williamson's tally of 361 (ave.72.20) is a New Zealand record in a bilateral series in ODIs, obliterating Nathan Astle's 351 (ave.87.75) in five matches vs Zimbabwe in New Zealand in 1997-98.
# Williamson's aforesaid tally is a record by any batsman in a five-match bilateral series vs India, outstripping West Indian, Gordon Greenidge's 353 (ave.88.25) in India in 1983-84 and Sri Lankan, Tillakaratne Dilshan's 353 (ave.70.60) in India in 2009-10.
# Jesse Ryder has failed to manage even 100 in the just concluded bilateral series - his tally being 94 in five innings at an average of 18.80.
# Since posting 104 off 51 balls vs West Indies at Queenstown on January 1, 2014, Ryder is without a fifty in seven innings in ODIs.
# Ross Taylor (102 off 106 balls) has recorded his second century vs India - his tenth in ODIs.
# Taylor became the second New Zealand batsman to register ten hudreds or more in ODIs, joining Nathan Astle(16).
# Taylor is the first New Zealand batsman to post a century at Westpac Stadium, Wellington in ODIs. Overall, he is the fourth batsman to post a hundred at this venue in ODIs - the first three being Andrew Symonds (Australia), Alistair Campbell (Zimbabwe) and Abraham de Villiers (South Africa).
# For the second time in ODIs, Taylor has recorded back to back hundreds - 112 not out at Hamilton and 102 at Wellington - the first instance being 119 vs Zimbabwe at Bulawayo on October 25, 2011 and 110 vs West Indies at Basseterre on July 14, 2012.
# For the first time, two New Zealand batsmen have amassed 300 runs or more in a bilateral series.
# Taylor's aggregate of 343 at an average of 85.75 in five matches is his career-best in a bilateral series - the third highest by a New Zealander in a bilateral series, next only to Williamson's 361 as above and Nathan Astle's 351 (ave.87.75) in five matches vs Zimbabwe in 1997-98.
# Taylor is the third New Zealand batsman to register two hundreds in a bilateral series, joining Mark Greatbach (vs England in the Texaco Trophy in 1990) and Martin Guptill (vs England in the NatWest Trophy in 2013).
# For the first time, Taylor has recorded two hundreds and two fifties in a bilateral series/ODI competition. (Related: We failed to improvise and adapt, says Dhoni)
# Taylor has managed five hundreds each in a winning and losing causes in ODIs.
# Taylor has received nine Man of the Match awards in ODIs. His tally includes three vs India. For the first time, he has got two successive MOM awards in a series - Hamilton and Wellington.
# Virat Kohli (82 off 78 balls) has recorded his 30th fifty in ODIs - his fourth vs New Zealand. (Ground-breaking series win for us: McCullum)
# Kohli has aggregated 291 at an average of 58.20, including a hundred and two fifties - the most by an Indian batsman in the just concluded series.
# Mahendra Singh Dhoni's aggregate of 272 (ave.68.00) in five matches is an Indian record by a captain vs New Zealand in a bilateral series in New Zealand - the second highest by an Indian captain vs New Zealand, next only to Gautam Gambhir's tally of 329 (ave.109.66) in five matches in India in 2010-11.
# Dhoni took 214 innings to reach 8,000 - the fourth quickest in the history of ODIs for this milestone - the three fastest being Sourav Ganguly (200), Sachin Tendulkar (210) and Brian Lara (211).
# Dhoni became the seventh Indian batsman to complete 8,000 runs or more in ODIs - the top run-scorers being Sachin Tendulkar (18,426), Sourav Ganguly (11,363), Rahul Dravid (10,889), Mohammad Azharuddin (9,378), Yuvraj Singh (8,329), Virender Sehwag (8,273) and Dhoni (8046).
# Dhoni is now the third wicketkeeper to accomplish the double of 8,000 runs and 300 dismissals (304 - 224 catches + 80 stumpings) in ODIs - the first two being Adam Gilchrist and Kumar Sangakkara.
# Dhoni has registered 40 or more in five successive games in the just concluded series. He is the first Indian captain to accomplish the feat in ODIs.
# Matt Henry (4/38) is the third New Zealand bowler to take four wickets in an innings on debut in ODIs - the first two being 4 for 20 by Mitchell McClenaghan vs South Africa at Paarl on January 19, 2013 and 4 for 34 by Dayle Hadlee vs Pakistan at Christchurch on February 11, 1973.
# Henry is the first bowler to take four wickets vs India at Westpac Stadium, Wellington in ODIs.
# Mohammed Shami, with 11 wickets at 28.72 runs apiece in five matches, has finished as the leading wicket-taker on either side in the series.
# Williamson and Taylor put on 152 runs - New Zealand's highest for the third wicket vs India in New Zealand in ODIs. The said partnership is the third highest for the third wicket vs India in ODIs.
# Williamson and Taylor managed 463 runs at an average of 115.75 in four innings in the series, including three partnerships of hundred-plus and a fifty-plus - the most by a pair for a total of four partnerships. The pair became the first New Zealand pair to register three century partnerships in a bilateral series.
# Overall, the aforesaid aggregate is the fourth highest in a bilateral series. The record is held by Pakistan pair, Imran Farhat and Yasir Hameed vs New Zealand in 2003-04 - their aggregate being 590 in five innings at an average of 118.00, including four partnerships of 100 or more.
# The 152-run stand is a record for the third wicket at Westpac Stadium, Wellington in ODIs.
Stats courtesy: Rajesh Kumar