India vs New Zealand Test: Statistical Highlights
Nagpur: Following is the statistical highlights on the first day of the third and final cricket Test between India and New Zealand here on Saturday.
Kane Williamson’s third-ball duck is his first in Tests.
With his excellent knocks -- 131 at Ahmedabad and 69 at Hyderabad -- Williamson is averaging 51.00 in the series, aggregating 204 in four innings.
Jesse Ryder (59 off 113 balls) has recorded his sixth Test fifty -- his second against India.
Ryder enjoys an excellent record against India, aggregating 579 (average 64.33) runs in nine innings (six Tests), including three hundreds and two fifties.
With Martin Guptill’s catch, Mahendra Singh Dhoni (65 in 39 innings) has equalled Garry Alexander’s tally of 65 catches as captain-cum-wicketkeeper in 35 innings.
Brendon McCullum is the top run-getter in the present series (339 at an average of 113.00), surpassing Virender Sehwag’s tally of 324 (average 108.00), including one hundred and two fifties.
Hopkins is averaging just 12.00 in the present series – 36 in four innings.
Ross Taylor is averaging 26.75 – 107 runs in four innings at a strike rate of 48.63.
The top three bowlers in the present series are – Daniel Vettori – 11 at 30.36, Pragyan Ojha – 9 at 41.55 and S Sreesanth – 8 at 40.12.