Stats Analysis

Fort Dunedin and golden ducks

Stats highlights from the Group A match between New Zealand and Scotland in Dunedin

Bishen Jeswant
Bishen Jeswant
Matt Machan and Richie Berrington added 97 for the fifth wicket, New Zealand v Scotland, World Cup 2015, Group A, Dunedin, February 17, 2015

Matt Machan and Richie Berrington made fifties, in the first instance of two Scottish batsman doing this in a World Cup match  •  ICC

5 Number of ODIs New Zealand have won at the University Oval, Dunedin, without a loss. This is the third-highest number of matches won by a home team at a venue without losing.
0 Number of World Cup matches Scotland have won. They are the only team to play in two or more World Cups without a single win. This is Scotland's third World Cup, having previously played in the 1999 and 2007 editions.
3 Wickets by which New Zealand beat Scotland in this game. This is New Zealand's second-smallest margin of victory in ODIs when chasing a target of 150 or less. The only instance of a smaller margin was when they beat Sri Lanka by one wicket in 2013 while chasing 139.
4 Number of golden ducks during Scotland's innings, the first such instance in World Cups. There have been two previous instances of four golden ducks in an ODI innings, by Sri Lanka in 1999 and Pakistan in 2003.
56 Runs scored by Matt Machan, the third-highest for Scotland in a World Cup match. The top two scores, 76 and 63, are by Gavin Hamilton during the 1999 World Cup.
2 Number of Scotland batsmen who made 50-plus scores in this game - Richie Berrington (50) and Machan (56). This is the first instance of two Scotland batsmen crossing 50 in the same World Cup game.
142 The score Scotland were bowled out for, their fifth-lowest in World Cups. Scotland have now been bowled out in seven of their nine World Cup matches.
5 Number of times New Zealand have bowled a team out for 150 or less in World Cups. Scotland are the only team to be on the receiving end on two occasions, in 1999 and this game.

Bishen Jeswant is a stats sub editor at ESPNCricinfo. @bishen_jeswant