New Zealand v Australia, 1st Test, Wellington, 1st day February 12, 2016

A hundred in a row for McCullum

Stats highlights from the 1st day of the Wellington Test between Australia and New Zealand where McCullum played his 100th Test and his team was all-out for 183

Brendon McCullum became the first player to play 100 consecutive Tests from debut © ESPNcricinfo Ltd

1 Players who have played 100 or more consecutive Tests from debut. Brendon McCullum has become the first to achieve this feat. He made his Test debut on March 10, 2004 against South Africa in Hamilton and appeared for the 100th time in Tests for New Zealand in this match. Four players have played 100 or more consecutive Tests, but none, before McCullum, from their debuts. The next longest sequence is of 98 Tests by AB de Villiers. For New Zealand, John Reid (58) is the only other player to play more than 50 consecutive Tests from debut. Stephen Fleming and Daniel Vettori are the two other New Zealand players who have played 100 or more Tests.

17.50 Josh Hazlewood's bowling average in away Tests as apposed to his average of 29.66 in Australia. Hazlewood has taken 65 wickets - the third-highest by any bowler in Tests since his debut - at 23.67 in Tests, out of which 32 have come outside Australia. His 4 for 42 in this innings was the fourth best performance by an Australia bowler at the Basin Reserve.

97 Runs scored by New Zealand's first seven wickets. The last time they lost their seventh wicket with their score under 100 in the first innings of a home Test was in 1996-97, at the same venue. They were 85 for seven against England, and were eventually bowled out for 124. In this match, however, the last three wickets added 86 to lift the team's total to 183.

10 Number of times, in the last 12 Tests at Basin Reserve, that the team winning the toss has chosen to bowl. However, they have won only one of those ten Tests - when New Zealand beat Bangladesh in 2008 - and lost four. New Zealand have lost the last four tosses in Tests here and have been put in to bat each time, but have won two of those - against West Indies in 2013, and against Sri Lanka last year.

1999 The last time New Zealand scored 183 or less in the first innings of a home Test - they made 168 against South Africa in Christchurch in March 1999. The 183 in this innings was New Zealand's third-lowest total in the first innings of a Test against Australia.

7 Players who have scored a duck in their 100th Test. McCullum is the latest to join this list. The others are Dilip Vengsarkar, Allan Border, Courtney Walsh, Mark Taylor, Stephen Fleming and Alastair Cook. It was McCullum's 14th duck in Tests, but only his third as captain. Only Fleming (13) and Harry Cave (4) have more ducks than McCullum as New Zealand captain.

46 Runs added by Mark Craig and Trent Boult - New Zealand's joint-third highest stand for the tenth wicket against Australia in Tests. The highest is the 124 added by John Bracewell and Stephen Boock at the SCG in 1985-86. The same pair of Craig and Boult had added exactly 46 on another occasion: at the Gabba last year.

3.81 New Zealand's run rate in their innings of 183 - their fourth-best in an all-out innings of 200 or less. It is exactly the 200th time New Zealand have been bowled out for 200 or less in Tests.

10 Innings since Australia lost both openers for single-digit scores - it happened at Trent Bridge during the 2015 Ashes, when Chris Rogers and David Warner were both out for ducks. This is Australia's fourth such instance in Tests in New Zealand.

2 Third-wicket partnerships bigger than the 126-run stand between Khawaja and Steven Smith for Australia in New Zealand. Greg Chappell and Ian Chappell added 264 at the same venue in 1973-74 and Mike Hussey and Simon Katich put on 155 in Hamilton in 2009-10

65 Runs scored by Warner in his last four innings against New Zealand, including his innings of 5 today. In each of his four innings against them before this sequence, he had made hundreds.

Bharath Seervi is stats sub-editor at ESPNcricinfo.@SeerviBharath

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