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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

0

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

1

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

0

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

170

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

17

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

159*

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

9.76

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

54

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?

195

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

1

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.