Player of the Match
Player of the Match

Best performances - Batsmen

V Kohli
211(366) 20x4 - 0x6
Control %90%
  • Productive Shot
  • flick
  • 56 runs
  • 4x4 - 0x6
17 5 18 21 49 14 28 59
AM Rahane
188(381) 18x4 - 4x6
Control %84%
  • Productive Shot
  • cover drive
  • 35 runs
  • 6x4 - 0x6
6 19 20 11 45 35 12 40

Best performances - Bowlers

R Ashwin
O13.5
M2
R59
W7
Eco4.26
RHB
OFFLEG
6W
  • FTFULL TOSS
  • YYORKER
  • FFULL LENGTH
  • GGOOD LENGTH
  • SGSHORT OF GOOD LENGTH
  • SSHORT LENGTH
LHB
LEGOFF
1W
R Ashwin
O27.2
M5
R81
W6
Eco2.96
RHB
OFFLEG
3W1W
  • FTFULL TOSS
  • YYORKER
  • FFULL LENGTH
  • GGOOD LENGTH
  • SGSHORT OF GOOD LENGTH
  • SSHORT LENGTH
LHB
LEGOFF
2W

Partnerships

  • INDIA - 1st
  • NZ - 1st
  • INDIA - 2nd
  • NZ - 2nd

India - 1st - Innings

26
G Gambhir16 (11)
M Vijay10 (18)
34
G Gambhir13 (42)
CA Pujara21 (48)
40
CA Pujara20 (60)
V Kohli16 (38)
365
V Kohli195 (328)
AM Rahane166 (345)
39
RG Sharma16 (31)
AM Rahane22 (36)
53*
RG Sharma35 (6)
RA Jadeja17 (6)

New Zealand - 1st - Innings

118
MJ Guptill55 (102)
TWM Latham53 (104)
16
MJ Guptill8 (27)
KS Williamson8 (25)
6
LRPL Taylor0 (4)
MJ Guptill1 (7)
8
L Ronchi0 (5)
MJ Guptill8 (8)
0
L Ronchi0 (1)
JDS Neesham0 (6)
53
BJ Watling23 (48)
JDS Neesham28 (41)
52
JDS Neesham30 (44)
MJ Santner22 (52)
23
JS Patel10 (20)
JDS Neesham13 (24)
18
JS Patel8 (6)
MJ Henry10 (6)
5
TA Boult0 (5)
MJ Henry5 (7)

India - 2nd - Innings

11*
G Gambhir6 (7)
M Vijay5 (10)
23
CA Pujara8 (32)
M Vijay14 (32)
76
G Gambhir44 (49)
CA Pujara31 (50)
48
CA Pujara27 (32)
V Kohli17 (28)
58*
CA Pujara35 (34)
AM Rahane23 (20)

New Zealand - 2nd - Innings

7
MJ Guptill0 (0)
TWM Latham6 (10)
35
MJ Guptill8 (23)
KS Williamson27 (33)
38
LRPL Taylor32 (25)
MJ Guptill5 (20)
22
L Ronchi15 (18)
MJ Guptill7 (7)
1
MJ Guptill1 (2)
JDS Neesham0 (4)
9
BJ Watling1 (3)
MJ Guptill8 (8)
24
BJ Watling9 (21)
MJ Santner14 (24)
2
JS Patel0 (2)
BJ Watling2 (6)
0
BJ Watling0 (0)
MJ Henry0 (3)
15
BJ Watling11 (34)
TA Boult4 (27)

Clean sweep

4

No. of times India have whitewashed a Test series of 3 or more matches, including this. The last 3: vs Eng 1992-93, vs SL 1993-94 and vs Aus 2012-13.

Only the second

2

No. of India bowlers to take multiple ten-wicket hauls in any Test series, including Ashwin. First was Harbhajan vs Aus in 2000-01.

Ashwin again

4

No. of times Williamson has got out to Ashwin this series, in 4 innings. He faced 163 balls against other bowlers without getting dismissed; 91 balls v Ashwin.

Huge target

5

No. of higher targets set by India in Tests, than the 475 in this match. The highest they set was 617 also against NZ in Wellington in 2008-09.

Pujara in elite company

3

India No. 3 batsmen to score 4 50+ scores in a series of 3 or fewer Tests, including Pujara this series. Others: M Amarnath in Pak 1982-83 & Dravid in NZ 2008-09.

In-form Gambhir

5

Scores of 50 or more for Gambhir in first-class matches this season, in 7 innings. He had made 77, 90, 59, 94 and 36 in Duleep Trophy before this Test.

Race to twenty

2

No. of bowlers who reached 20 five-wicket hauls in fewer Tests than Ashwin's 39 - S Barnes in 25 Tests and C Grimmett in 37 Tests.

Prolific

5

No. of five-wicket hauls for Ashwin in Tests against NZ - most by any India bowler. Bedi, Gupte, Prasanna and Zaheer had taken four 5-fors vs NZ.

Neesham vs Ind

170

Runs scored by Neesham in his only previous Test against India - on his debut (33 & 137*, Wellington, 2013-14). He has got to a fifty in this Test.

Session of wickets

5

No. of wickets lost by New Zealand in the second session today. They had lost only one wicket in the first session.

First in a while

2013

Previous instance of an overseas opening pair adding a century stand in Tests in India - between Cowan and Warner in Mohali. This is the 1st such stand in 18 inns.

Opening high

55

The highest opening stand of the series before this - between Guptill and Latham in the 2nd inns of the Kolkata Test. The current stand is now the best.

Big total

2

No. of higher totals for India against NZ in Tests, than the 557/5 in this match. They had scored 583/7 in Ahmedabad in 1999-00 and 566/8 in Nagpur in 2010-11.