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Taylor ends drought, Pakistan need record

Ross Taylor's last 12 Test innings ESPNcricinfo Ltd

4 Centuries by Ross Taylor at Seddon Park in Hamilton - the second-most by a New Zealand batsman at a single venue. Martin Crowe made five hundreds in Wellington. In Hamilton, no other batsman has scored more than two centuries. Taylor hasn't scored more than two centuries at any venue apart from Hamilton.

11 Consecutive innings without a fifty-plus score for Taylor before making an unbeaten 102 in the second innings of this match. He had made only 140 runs in those innings at average of 14, with a highest of 37. Also, in home Tests, he went without a fifty-plus score in 12 innings since start of 2014.

345 The highest successful run chase in New Zealand, by West Indies in Auckland in 1968-69. Pakistan's highest in New Zealand is 274 in Wellington in 2003-04. No visiting team has scored 369 or more, which is Pakistan's target, in the fourth innings in New Zealand.

1 Number of higher targets successfully chased by Pakistan. They had chased 377 in Pallekele in 2015. They have never won chasing more than 300 in Tests outside Asia.

1985 The last time Pakistan lost a Test series to New Zealand. Since then, in 12 series, Pakistan have won seven and drawn five.

3 Fifty-plus scores for Tom Latham in home Tests in 18 innings. He was dismissed for single-digit scores in each of the first three innings of this series before making 80. He averages 28.17 in home Tests, compared to 41.18 in away Tests. This was his seventh fifty-plus score this year, which is the joint-most for New Zealand alongside Kane Williamson.

6/128 Imran Khan's match figures in this Test - the best of his career so far. His best in his previous seven Tests was 5 for 109 in Pallekele in 2015. Imran took three wickets in each of the two innings in this match.