3 Number of times New Zealand had defended 150 or less in their last 16 attempts. They have now done it thrice in three consecutive attempts. They defended 145 against Pakistan in Dubai in December 2014 and 127 against India in the first match of this World T20 before defending 143 in this match.

0 Wins for New Zealand against Australia in their first four T20Is. Since then, they have defeated Australia twice. They won the Super Over in February 2010 when both teams tied at 214 before the eight-run win in this match. With this victory, New Zealand continue their good run this year by winning six of their seven T20Is and having the best win-loss ratio as well. Also, this is the second time they have started a World T20 campaign with two wins. They had done the same in 2010 as well but couldn't qualify for the semi-finals.

16 Total wickets lost by both teams in their last 14 overs - eight by each of them. In the Powerplays, they lost only one which was for Australia in the sixth over. The combined run rate in the Powerplays was nine per over but in the last 14 overs it came down to six. The 16 wickets lost in the last 14 overs are the joint third-most in a T20I. There were 18 wickets in Bridgetown between Australia and West Indies in 2011-12 and 17 at the Wanderers between India and New Zealand in the 2007 World T20.

54.21 Average opening partnership between Martin Guptill and Kane Williamson in T20Is, which is the second-best among all opening pairs with 10 or more stands. They shared 61 runs against Australia on Friday. They have shared partnerships of 50 or more eight times in the 15 innings they opened together. Their partnership run rate of 8.94 is the fourth-best in the list of 24 partners who have opened together 10 or more times. The pair of Loots Bosman and Graeme Smith tops the charts in both those lists. The average opening stand for Guptill and Williamson in 2016 has been a staggering 82.33.

73 Sixes for Guptill in T20Is, which is now the joint fourth-most by a batsman in T20Is. He hit four sixes in this match to move from joint-seventh to joint-fourth. Out of four sixes, he had hit three of those in the third over. Before him, only Stephan Myburgh had hit three sixes by the third over of his team's innings in World T20s. With those sixes, Guptill now also has the most sixes in T20Is in 2016 - 20.

84 Runs scored by New Zealand in their last 14 overs of the innings. In the first six overs they had got to 58 runs for no loss, but lost eight wickets in their last 14. They hit six fours and four sixes in the Powerplays and only five fours and a six in their last 14.

42 Runs by Australia in their first five overs, without losing any wicket. They lost their first wicket for 44 runs in the sixth over. In the next five overs they lost another three wickets for 15 runs and called troubles in the chase.

3 for 17 Mitchell McClenaghan's figures in this match - his best in his T20I career of 25 matches. This is also the first time he took three wickets in the format. This also earned him his first Man-of-the-Match award in T20Is and, in fact, his entire international career of 73 matches.

4 Ish Sodhi's economy rate in this World T20, in two innings. He conceded 18 runs for three wickets in their first match against India and 14 runs for one wicket against Australia. He has picked at least a wicket in each of his seven T20Is.

14 Bowlers used in this match - seven each by the two teams. Only five times have 15 bowlers been used in a T20I match.

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