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Player of the Match
, play 02:47
'I was a little bit nervous in Wellington' - Bird

Australia fast bowler Jackson Bird speaks after the first five-wicket haul of his Test career on the fourth day at Hagley Oval, but he thought the opportunity might never come

, play 01:09
Hazlewood fined for dissent

Josh Hazlewood has pleaded guilty to a charge of dissent by the International Cricket Council after an exchange with umpire Ranmore Martinesz

, play 07:42
The Blackcaps brothers

Melinda Farrell catches up with Christchurch locals Henry Nicholls, New Zealand's latest Test cricketer, and his brother Willy Nicholls, mediaman at New Zealand Cricket

No more undefeated


No. of home Tests lost by NZ under McCullum, before this series in 12 Tests. They lost both the Tests and also lost the first home series under him.

Only one higher


No. of times NZ set a higher target than 201 against Aus in NZ. They had set 210 in Hamilton in 1999-00 which Aus won by 6 wkts.

Another record


No. of NZ batsmen who reached 4000 Test runs in fewer innings and at a younger age than Kane Williamson. He did it in 89 inns at age of 25 years, 199 days.

Finishes high


No. of runs by McCullum in his final Test - most by any captain. Karl Nunes had made 158 runs (66 & 92) in his last Test as captain for WI v Eng, Kingston, 1930.

Safe Hands


No. of catches taken by fielders in the first 2 inns - most in any Test. There were 16 catches in the first 2 inns in NZ v Ind, Hyderabad, 1988-89.

New high


Previous highest individual score by an Aus opener in NZ - 159 by Ian Redpath, Auckland, 1973-74. Joe Burns has gone past that score.

Cracking stand


Run rate in the 179-run stand between McCullum and Anderson - highest in a stand of 150 or more in Tests (where balls known).

Fastest ever


No. of balls required by McCullum to bring up his 100 in this match - fastest in Test cricket history. Prev fastest: 56 balls by V Richards & Misbah.

Another blast?


McCullum's score in his only previous Test inns at Hagley Oval in Christchurch - 195 off 134 (with 11 sixes) vs SL, 2014-15.

Elected to field, again


No. of previous Tests at Hagley oval in Christchurch, before this. SL had chose to field first in that Test as well and NZ won by 8 wks then scoring 441 in 1st inns.