India vs New Zealand, stats wrap: From Virat Kohli's Vizag delight to hosts' unbeaten record

PTI, Oct, 30 2016

Visakhapatnam: Statistical highlights of the fifth and final ODI between India and New Zealand.

- India have won all five bilateral ODI series against New Zealand in India. They have won all five series against them — by 4-0 in 1988-89; by 3-2 in 1995-96; by 3-2 in 1999-2000; by 5-0 in 2010-11 and by 3-2 in 2016-17.

- New Zealand's defeat by 190 runs is their fourth largest in terms of runs in ODIs — the top three being by 215 runs to Australia at St.George's on 20-4-2007; by 210 runs to England at Birmingham on 9-6-2015 and by 203 runs to West Indies at Hamilton on 8-1-2014.

- New Zealand's previous biggest loss to India was by 174 runs at Hyderabad in 1999.

- India's convincing 190-run win is their biggest in terms of runs over New Zealand in ODIs - their fourth largest in ODIs — the largest being by 257 runs vs Bermuda at Port of Spain on 19 March, 2007.

File photo of the Indian team. AP

File photo of the Indian team. AP

- New Zealand faced 23.1 overs — the least faced by them in an all-out total in ODIs, eclipsing the 24.4 overs while scoring 179 vs Pakistan at Singapore on 20 August, 2000.

- The overs taken by India are the third least bowled by them to dismiss their opponent in ODIs.

- New Zealand's 79 is their fifth lowest in ODIs — their lowest against India, surpassing the 103 at Chennai on December 10, 2010. Their lowest ever is 64 vs Pakistan at Sharjah on 15 April, 1986.

- New Zealand had lost their last eight wickets for 16 runs — from 63 for two to 79 all out — the second lowest tally achieved by them in an ODI. Against Australia at Christchurch on March 4, 1990, they had lost eight wickets for 15 runs -- from 79 for two to 94.

- In 12 consecutive matches the Indians are without an opening partnership of fifty in ODIs at home — their last opening partnership of 50-plus being almost two years ago — 62 by Shikhar Dhawan and Ajinkya Rahane vs Sri Lanka at Hyderabad on 9 November, 2014.

- Indian spinners took 26 wickets at an average of 18.53 — the most claimed by them in a five-match bilateral series, surpassing the 24 (thrice) — once each against South Africa, New Zealand and Zimbabwe.

- Virat Kohli has totalled 358 runs in five innings, including a hundred and two fifties at an average of 119.33 --his highest average in any ODI series/competition.

- Kohli's aggregate is his highest in any series in ODIs in India as well as the highest by an Indian batsman in a bilateral series vs New Zealand, obliterating Gautam Gambhir's tally of 329 (ave.109.66) in five innings in 2010-11.

- Kohli's tally is the third highest by any batsman in a bilateral series vs New Zealand in ODIs — the highest being Desmond Haynes (WI) - 404 (ave.134.66) in five matches in the West Indies in 1984-85.

- Kohli has managed 399 runs in four innings at an average of 99.75 at this venue — the most registered by him in any home venue in ODIs. His innings being 118 vs Australia on 20 October, 2010, 117 vs West Indies on 2 December,2011, 99 vs West Indies on 24 November, 2013 and 65 vs New Zealand on 29 October, 2016.

- Apart from Kohli, no other player has recorded more than two fifty-plus innings at this venue.

File photo of Amit Mishra. AP

File photo of Amit Mishra. AP

- Amit Mishra's tally of 15 wickets (ave.14.33) is the highest by any bowler vs New Zealand in a five-ODI bilateral series. Darren Gough had taken 13 wickets (ave.14.38) for England in New Zealand in 2001-02 and Sunil Narine had bagged 13 at 11.23 runs apiece for West Indies in West Indies in 2012.

- Mishra is the only Indian bowler to bag 15 wickets in a bilateral series twice — his best being 18 (ave.11.61) in five matches vs Zimbabwe in 2013. This performance is the best by an Indian bowler in a five-ODI bilateral series vs New Zealand.

- Mishra's figures of 5 for 18 are the best by an Indian bowler vs New Zealand in ODIs, surpassing the 5 for 27 by Krish Srikkanth at Visakhapatnam on 10 December, 1998.

- Mishra has recorded two five-wicket hauls — his career-best being 6 for 48 vs Zimbabwe at Bulawayo in 2013.

- Among the Indian spinners, only Harbhajan Singh has captured more five-wicket hauls (three) in ODIs.

- Mishra has deservingly got his first Player of the series award in ODIs. His 5 for 18 earned him his third Man of the Match award in ODIs. His first two awards in ODIs were against Zimbabwe in 2013.

- Latham's aggregate of 244 runs (ave.61.00) in five matches is the highest by a New Zealand batsman in an ODI series vs India in India. Nathan Astle had scored 234 runs (ave.46.80) in five matches in 1999-2000.

- For the second time, five ducks have been recorded in New Zealand's innings — the first instance vs Pakistan at Auckland on 17 February, 2001.

Published Date: Oct 30, 2016 | Updated Date: Oct 30, 2016



Rank Team Points Rating
1 India 4493 125
2 South Africa 3395 110
3 England 4097 105
4 Australia 3087 100
5 New Zealand 3114 97
Rank Team Points Rating
1 South Africa 5957 119
2 Australia 5505 117
3 India 4579 114
4 England 5645 113
5 New Zealand 5123 111
Rank Team Points Rating
1 New Zealand 1625 125
2 England 1962 123
3 Pakistan 2417 121
4 West Indies 2222 117
5 India 2183 115