6/155 Previous best figures for a New Zealand player on Test debut - Alex Moir against England in Christchurch in 1950-51. Colin de Grandhomme bettered it with 6 for 41 in the first innings of this Test. He is the eighth New Zealand bowler overall to take a five-for on Test debut. He had taken only one five-wicket haul in his first-class career, spanning 83 matches, before coming into Tests.
1 Better bowling figures for a player on Test debut against Pakistan than Grandhomme's 6 for 41. Kyle Abbott holds that record for his 7 for 29 in Centurion in 2012-13. The only other bowler to have taken a five-for on debut against Pakistan since 2000 is Adil Rashid, who took 5 for 64 last year. No bowler managed a five-for on debut versus Pakistan between 2000 and 2012.
2Number of lower totals for Pakistan in New Zealand than the 133 in this match. Both those totals came in the same match, in Hamilton in 2000-01, when they were bundled for 104 and 118. Overall, it is Pakistan's fifth lowest total against New Zealand.
1First-innings total by a visiting team in New Zealand in the last ten years that was smaller than Pakistan's 133. Zimbabwe were all out for 51 in Napier in 2011-12. After Zimbabwe, the next five lowest first-innings totals by overseas teams in New Zealand in the last ten years all belong to Asian teams.
2013Last time Pakistan's top-four added less than 50 runs in their first innings of a Test - in Johannesburg, where they were all out for 49. Their top-four aggregated only 43 runs in this match.
4 Instances of a five-wicket haul and a fifty-plus score by debutants for New Zealand in the same Test. De Grandhomme and Jeet Raval have done it in this match. The last such instance came Bulawayo in 2011-12 when Dean Brownlie and Doug Bracewell scored a fifty and took a five-for respectively. The previous two were Tim Southee and Bruce Taylor, who themselves did this all-round double on their respective debuts. This is the first such instance ever against Pakistan.
16 Number of players to have captained in 50 or more Tests. Misbah-ul-Haq became the latest to do so in this match. He is the first to achieve this for Pakistan and only the third from subcontinent teams.
11.44 Ross Taylor's average in his last ten Test innings, since the start of the South Africa series. Before this sequence, he had made 364 runs in three innings without getting dismissed in Zimbabwe. His average in his last 11 innings at home, since the start of the 2013-14 series against India, is also only 19.40 with a highest of 41.