Match Notes

Long ago

2007

Last time New Zealand defeated Australia in a bilateral ODI series, before this 2-1 win - 3-0 in 2006-07. They played three bilateral ODI series between these two wins.

all-out, all-out

3

No. of ODIs in NZ since 2000, where both teams were all-out including this match. Previous 2: Pak v SA, Auckland, 2015 and NZ v WI, Dunedin, 2012.

NZ's impact bowler

1

No. of bowlers who have better bowling strike rate than Matt Henry's 24.5, with a minimum of 50 ODI wickets. Only Mitchell Starc is marginally better with 24.2.

Quick Henry

25

No. of ODIs it took for Matt Henry to take 50 wickets, is the second-least by a NZ bowler and joint-fifth least overall. For NZ, McClenaghan had done it in 23 ODIs.

Terrible collapse

15

No. of balls in which New Zealand lost their last five wickets - 43.1 to 45.3 overs - scoring just nine runs. They were 123 for 1 at one stage.

Australia again

10

No. of consecutive ODIs by NZ without getting all-out when batting first, before this in completed ODIs. Last such instances was also v Aus (2015 WC final)

At last

200

No. of sixes for McCullum in ODIs. He got there with three sixes in this match, which is supposed to be his final ODI. He is the 4th batsman to hit 200 or more sixes.