Wellington: Statistical highlights after the fifth day's play of the third Test between India and New Zealand on Tuesday.
India and New Zealand have played the first drawn game at Basin Reserve, Wellington. After winning the inaugural Test between the two countries in February 1968 by 8 wickets, India lost the next four in a row before drawing the just concluded Test.
India have now won five Tests each in Australia, England and New Zealand.
India (1-0) recorded their second series win against New Zealand in New Zealand after 41 years - their first being in 1967-68 (3-1).
For the first time in New Zealand, India have recorded Test as well ODI series wins in the same season.
Under Dhoni's captaincy, India have won five out of seven played (Drawn two).
Ross Taylor registered his fourth century - his second against India.
Taylor has recorded two centuries each against England and India.
Of his four hundreds, three have been recorded by Taylor in New Zealand.
Taylor became the third batsman in the series to register two centuries, joining Jesse Ryder and Gautam Gambhir.
Taylor is the fifth batsman in the series to make 300 runs - the leading run-getters in the series are: Gambhir (445), Tendulkar (344), Ryder (327), Taylor (322), Dravid (314), Laxman (295) and McCullum (232).
Harbhajan Singh is the leading wicket-taker in the series - 16 at an average of 21.37.
Harbhajan registered his best overseas performance in the series, bettering the 16 wickets at an average of 28.12 in the three-Test series against Sri Lanka in 2008.
In the Test series against New Zealand, he sent down 28 maiden overs - the most by him in any overseas series, bettering his previous tally of 25 against Zimbabwe in the two-Test series in 2001.
Harbhajan's second innings figures of 4/59 are his best at Basin Reserve, bettering his first innings figures of 3 for 43.
Ross Taylor and James Franklin put on 142 runs for the fifth wicket - New Zealand's best against India, bettering the 140 between Craig McMillan and Adam Parore at Hamilton in January 1999.
Dravid, with three catches in New Zealand's second innings, has equalled an Indian record for most catches at Basin Reserve, held by Ajit Wadekar, V.Subramanya and Dilip Vengsarkar.
Iain O'Brien (19 not out) has equalled his best score in Tests. He made made 19 in the first innings of the just concluded Wellington Test.
Gautam Gambhir (23 & 167) got his first MOM award against New Zealand - his second overall. He had got his first MOM award against England at Mohali for making 179 & 97 in December 2008.
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