NZ v ENG 2018: 1st Test Day 4 - Statistical Analysis

All the key stats on Day 4 of the 1st Test between New Zealand and England in Auckland.

Henry Nicholls scored a brilliant century | Getty

All the key stats from the third Test between New Zealand and England in Auckland:

2 - Henry Nicholls' second Test century of his career and 1st against England.

145* - Highest Test score for Henry Nicholls. Previous best was 118 against South Africa in Wellington in March 2017.

15 - Henry Nicholls is the 15th batsman to score a hundred in day-night Test matches. Pakistan's Asad Shafiq is the only one to score more than one hundred in day-night Test cricket.

100 - wickets taken by Trent Boult at home in Tests. Alastair Cook was his 100th Test wicket at home.

Most Test Wickets for New Zealand at home:

Bowler Tests Wkts Avg
R Hadlee 43 201 22.96
D Vettori 57 159 37.11
C Martin 38 146 30.99
T Southee 31* 122 29.14
D Morrison 27 115 27.12
C Cairns 31 109 28.35
T Boult 23* 107 24.34

4 - Trent Boult is also the 4th New Zealand bowler to take 100 or more wickets at home as well as away from home in Test cricket. The other three Kiwi bowlers are Richard Hadlee, Daniel Vettori, and Chris Cairns.

1 - only one 50+ score for Alastair Cook in last 15 Test innings, his scores read 11, 23, 10, 17, 2, 7, 37, 16, 7, 14, 244*, 39, 10, 5, 2 in last 15 innings.

7 - Alastair Cook has been dismissed 7 times by Trent Boult in Test Cricket.

Bowlers to dismiss Alastair Cook most times in Tests:

Bowler Country Dismissals inns
M Morkel SA 12 36
M Johnson AUS 9 34
I Sharma IND 8 19
R Harris AUS 8 22
N Lyon  AUS 8 34
T Boult NZ 7 15
R Jadeja IND 7 18
R Ashwin IND 7 20

51 - Joe Root scored his first test 50+ against New Zealand in New Zealand, the previous best for him was 45 at the same ground in 2013.


By Jasveer Singh Kharra - 25 Mar, 2018

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