Stats Analysis

Stats - Martin Guptill surpasses Rohit Sharma for most sixes in T20Is

Also, a record seventh-wicket partnership among the statistical highlights from a high-scoring game in Dunedin

Sampath Bandarupalli
132 - Sixes by Martin Guptill in his T20I career. Guptill now holds the record for most sixes in the format, going past Rohit Sharma's tally of 127 sixes.
18 - Sixes by New Zealand in the match, the joint-most they have ever hit in a T20I; they had also struck 18 sixes against Australia at Eden Park in 2018. The 13 sixes by Australia in the chase extended the match tally to 31, the joint third-most in a T20I.
92 - Partnership between Marcus Stoinis and Daniel Sams, the highest seventh-wicket partnership in T20I history, surpassing the 91-run stand between Paul Collingwood and Michael Yardy against West Indies at The Oval in 2007.
1 - T20I scores higher than Marcus Stoinis' 78 for Australia while batting at No. 5 or lower: Cameron White scored an unbeaten 85 against Sri Lanka in 2010 T20 World Cup while batting at No. 6.
273.33 - Strike rate of Daniel Sams during his 15-ball 41. No Australian has scored 25-plus runs in a T20I innings at a better strike rate. The previous best was 257.14 by Aaron Finch when he scored 36 off 14, also against New Zealand, in 2018.
4 - Century partnerships between Guptill and Kane Williamson in T20I cricket. They now share the record for most century stands in T20I by a pair with Rohit and Shikhar Dhawan.
0 - Number of second-wicket partnerships for New Zealand higher than the 131-run stand between Guptill and Williamson. The previous highest second-wicket partnership for New Zealand was 129* between Tim Seifert and Williamson against Pakistan at Seddon Park in December 2020.

Sampath Bandarupalli is a statistician at ESPNcricinfo