5 The number of Tests New Zealand won in 2014, their highest ever in a year. Before this victory in Christchurch, they had beaten Pakistan in Sharjah, West Indies in Barbados and Jamaica, and India in Auckland. (Click here for their Test results in 2014.) New Zealand are also one of three teams - Australia and Sri Lanka are the others - to win five Tests this year.
142 Wickets taken by Trent Boult and Tim Southee in the 17 Tests that both have played together since the beginning of 2013. Boult has 73 wickets at an average of 24.16, while Southee has 69 at 25.46. Together they have contributed 50.5% of all wickets taken by New Zealand's bowlers in these 17 Tests. Among bowlers who have taken at least 50 Test wickets since the beginning of 2013, both Southee and Boult are in the top ten in terms of averages.
59 The partnership between Shaminda Eranga and Suranga Lakmal, which is the joint third highest for the tenth wicket for Sri Lanka in Tests outside Asia. In second innings alone, it's their fourth highest in all Test matches.
1933 The number of runs Kane Williamson scored in all international matches in 2014, the highest ever for New Zealand in a year, and the fifth highest by any batsman this year. In Tests, Williamson scored 929 runs at 61.93 in 2014, while Brendon McCullum made 1164 runs at 72.75. They are the two highest Test aggregates for New Zealand in any year.
154 The overs batted by Sri Lanka in their second innings. Only once have they batted longer when following on, at Lord's in 2006, when they played 199 overs and saved the game. It ranks fourth among all follow-on efforts in Tests in New Zealand.