Player of the Match
Player of the Match

Best performances - Batsmen

MJ Guptill
MJ Guptill
156(234) 21x4 - 0x6
Control %90%
  • Productive Shot
  • defended
  • 33 runs
  • 2x4 - 0x6
8 4 17 15 61 22 17 12
TWM Latham
TWM Latham
109(180) 8x4 - 0x6
Control %93%
  • Productive Shot
  • cover drive
  • 26 runs
  • 3x4 - 0x6
4 4 5 24 23 6 8 35

Best performances - Bowlers

N Pradeep
N Pradeep
O23.1
M2
R112
W4
Eco4.83
RHB
OFFLEG
1W1W
1W
  • FTFULL TOSS
  • YYORKER
  • FFULL LENGTH
  • GGOOD LENGTH
  • SGSHORT OF GOOD LENGTH
  • SSHORT LENGTH
LHB
LEGOFF
1W
TG Southee
TG Southee
O21
M6
R52
W3
Eco2.47
RHB
OFFLEG
1W
  • FTFULL TOSS
  • YYORKER
  • FFULL LENGTH
  • GGOOD LENGTH
  • SGSHORT OF GOOD LENGTH
  • SSHORT LENGTH
LHB
LEGOFF
2W

Partnerships

  • NZ - 1st
  • SL - 1st
  • NZ - 2nd
  • SL - 2nd

New Zealand - 1st - Innings

56
MJ Guptill29 (50)
TWM Latham22 (46)
173
MJ Guptill82 (111)
KS Williamson88 (123)
16
LRPL Taylor8 (12)
MJ Guptill8 (13)
89
BB McCullum75 (1)
MJ Guptill13 (0)
25
MJ Guptill13 (16)
MJ Santner12 (12)
6
BJ Watling5 (8)
MJ Guptill1 (4)
29
MJ Guptill10 (10)
DAJ Bracewell19 (19)
5
TG Southee2 (2)
DAJ Bracewell3 (12)
27
N Wagner7 (22)
DAJ Bracewell20 (24)
5
TA Boult0 (3)
DAJ Bracewell5 (4)

Sri Lanka - 1st - Innings

19
FDM Karunaratne10 (35)
BKG Mendis8 (19)
10
FDM Karunaratne9 (17)
MDUS Jayasundera1 (6)
122
FDM Karunaratne65 (146)
LD Chandimal54 (149)
5
AD Mathews2 (10)
LD Chandimal3 (10)
42
LD Chandimal26 (1)
KDK Vithanage11 (1)
11
TAM Siriwardana0 (7)
KDK Vithanage11 (6)
43
HMRKB Herath8 (57)
TAM Siriwardana35 (53)
21
HMRKB Herath7 (17)
PVD Chameera14 (29)
14
RAS Lakmal14 (16)
PVD Chameera0 (14)
7
RAS Lakmal4 (11)
N Pradeep3 (5)

New Zealand - 2nd - Innings

79
MJ Guptill46 (82)
TWM Latham31 (78)
141
KS Williamson71 (115)
TWM Latham66 (82)
27
LRPL Taylor15 (16)
TWM Latham10 (15)
20*
BB McCullum17 (6)
TWM Latham2 (5)

Sri Lanka - 2nd - Innings

54
FDM Karunaratne29 (72)
BKG Mendis25 (86)
10
MDUS Jayasundera3 (15)
BKG Mendis7 (22)
45
LD Chandimal31 (64)
BKG Mendis14 (42)
56
AD Mathews25 (61)
LD Chandimal27 (61)
0
LD Chandimal0 (7)
KDK Vithanage0 (9)
48
TAM Siriwardana7 (20)
KDK Vithanage38 (29)
23
HMRKB Herath6 (15)
TAM Siriwardana17 (15)
13
TAM Siriwardana5 (4)
PVD Chameera8 (7)
19
RAS Lakmal13 (18)
PVD Chameera6 (6)
14
RAS Lakmal10 (9)
N Pradeep4 (10)

NZ's streak

2012

Last time NZ lost a Test at their home venue - by 9 wkts to SA in Hamilton in March 2012. They are unbeaten since then in 12 consecutive Tests.

SL's 4th inns troubles

93

Sri Lanka's highest successful run-chase against New Zealand in Tests, in Galle 2012-13 (won by 10 wkts).

Chandimal's double

3

No. of times Chandimal has scored 50-plus in both inns of a Test, including in this Test. As a wicketkeeper Only Flower (7), Knott (5) and Dhoni (4) have done it more.

Double for the 2nd wkt

2

No. of previous instances of century stands for the 2nd wkt in both inns of a Test for NZ, before this match - v Eng, Lord's 2004 and v Ban, Chittagong 2013-14.

Another milestone for Kane

20

No. of 50+ scores for Williamson in International matches this year (43 inns), including this innings - joint-highest with Joe Root (45 inns).

NZ's rare opening double

2009

The last time before this NZ had two fifty-plus stands for their first wicket in a Test - against Pakistan in Napier.

Watling's record

5

No. of inns where Watling has taken 5 or more catches in Tests, including this. This is now record a for NZ beating McCullum's 4 such hauls

Twin 80s at top

0

No. of previous instances of 2 of SL's top 4 batsmen getting out in 80s in a Test inns; Karunaratne and Chandimal produce the first such instance for SL.

Huge difference in two days

2.51

Run rate on Day 2 of this Test, 219 runs in 87.1 overs. On Day 1, the runs were scored at 4.54 runs per over, 409 in 90 overs.

SL's opening misery

1

Number of 50-plus opening partnership for Sri Lanka in Tests this year; only West Indies have fewer (0). Lowest for SL in a year since 1995 (0 50-plus stands then)

NZ going strong on day 1

2

No. of times New Zealand made 400 or more on the opening day of a Test, before this - 452/9 vs Zim, Harare, 2005-06 and 429/7 vs SL, Christchurch, 2014-15.

New Zealand's Permanent

98

Consecutive Tests played by McCullum for NZ since his debut in March 2004. Equals AB de Villiers' record of most consecutive Tests for a team from debut.