Indian Premier League 2010 : JH Kallis, AC Gilchrist and ML Hayden share the record of most fifties in IPL

JH Kallis’s 52 in the game between Bangalore and Chennai at Chennai on 31.03.10 was his eighth IPL fifty. He now shares the record for most fifties in IPL with AC Gilchrist and ML Haydeb who also have scored eight fifties in IPL. The following table lists out the fifties scored by these three batsmen in IPL

No Batsman Runs Team Oppn Venue Date
1 JH Kallis 54 Bangalore Delhi Delhi 30.04.08
2 JH Kallis 62 Bangalore Mohali Durban 24.04.09
3 JH Kallis 69* Bangalore Mumbai Jo’burg 03.05.09
4 JH Kallis 58* Bangalore Delhi Jo’burg 19.05.09
5 JH Kallis 65* Bangalore Kolkata Kolkata 14.03.10
6 JH Kallis 89* Bangalore Mohali Bangalore 16.03.10
7 JH Kallis 66* Bangalore Mumbai Mum-BS 20.03.10
8 JH Kallis 52 Bangalore Chennai Chennai 31.03.10
1 AC Gilchrist 109* Hyd’bad Mumbai Mum-DYP 27.04.08
2 AC Gilchrist 54 Hyd’bad Chennai Chennai 06.05.08
3 AC Gilchrist 61 Hyd’bad Jaipur Jaipur 09.05.08
4 AC Gilchrist 50 Hyd’bad Mohali Mohali 23.05.08
5 AC Gilchrist 71 Hyd’bad Bangalore Cape Town 22.04.09
6 AC Gilchrist 64 Hyd’bad Delhi Durban 13.05.09
7 AC Gilchrist 85 Hyd’bad Delhi Centurion 22.05.09
8 AC Gilchrist 54 Hyd’bad Kolkata Mumbai 12.03.10
1 ML Hayden 81 Chennai Mumbai Chennai 22.04.08
2 ML Hayden 70* Chennai Kolkata Chennai 26.04.08
3 ML Hayden 65 Chennai Bangalore P E’beth 20.04.09
4 ML Hayden 57 Chennai Delhi Durban 23.04.09
5 ML Hayden 89 Chennai Mohali Centurion 07.05.09
6 ML Hayden 60 Chennai Bangalore Durban 14.05.09
7 ML Hayden 60* Chennai Mumbai P E’beth 16.05.09
8 ML Hayden 93 Chennai Delhi Delhi 19.03.10

Indian Premier League 2010 : Teams dismissed all out in IPL : Jaipur has been dismissed all out on most occasions – six

Jaipur was dismissed all out for 121 in its game against Delhi at Delhi on 31.03.10 providing the 24th occasion of a team dismissed all out in IPL. All the 24 occasions are listed below in the ascending order of runs posted by each team. Jaipur’s 58 against Bangalore at Cape Town on 18.04.09 represents the lowest total in a completed innings by a team in IPL

No Team Score Overs Inns Opposition Ground Date
1 Jaipur 58 15.1 2 Bangalore Cape Town 18.04.09
2 Kolkata 67 15.2 1 Mumbai Mumbai 16.05.08
3 Bangalore 82 15.1 2 Kolkata Bangalore 18.04.08
4 Delhi 87 16.1 2 Jaipur Mumbai 30.05.08
5 Bangalore 87 15.2 2 Chennai P Elizabeth 20.04.09
6 Jaipur 92 19.5 1 Bangalore Bangalore 18.03.10
7 Kolkata 95 15.2 2 Mumbai P Elizabeth 27.04.09
8 Hyderabad 100 14.4 2 Chennai East London 04.05.09
9 Kolkata 101 19.4 1 Hyderabad Cape Town 19.04.09
10 Jaipur 103 16.2 1 Mumbai Mumbai 07.05.08
11 Bangalore 105 20.0 1 Jaipur Centurion 07.05.09
12 Kolkata 109 19.2 2 Chennai Kolkata 16.03.10
13 Chennai 109 19.0 1 Jaipur Jaipur 04.05.08
14 Hyderabad 110 18.4 1 Kolkata Kolkata 20.04.08
15 Delhi 110 17.5 2 Kolkata Kolkata 13.05.08
16 Jaipur 113 19.3 2 Hyderabad Kimberley 11.05.09
17 Mumbai 116 20.0 1 Delhi E London 08.05.09
18 Delhi 120 16.3 2 Mumbai Delhi 17.03.10
19 Jaipur 121 17.4 2 Delhi Delhi 31.03.10
20 Jaipur 126 19.3 2 Chennai Centurion 30.04.09
21 Bangalore 126 19.2 1 Mohali Bangalore 05.05.08
22 Chennai 129 19.4 1 Bangalore Durban 14.05.09
23 Hyderabad 131 17.4 2 Mumbai Mumbai 28.03.10
24 Delhi 133 18.5 2 Mumbai Mumbai 04.05.08

Jaipur dismissal all for 121 in its game against Delhi at Delhi on 31.03.10 provides the sixth occasion of Jaipur being dismissed all out in IPL. This is a record for a team which has been dismissed all out on most occasions in IPL. Bangalore, Delhi, Hyderabad and Kolkata are the other four teams which have been dismissed all out on four occasions.

No Team Score Overs Inns Opposition Ground Date
1 Jaipur 58 15.1 2 Bangalore Cape Town 18.04.09
2 Jaipur 92 19.5 1 Bangalore Bangalore 18.03.10
3 Jaipur 103 16.2 1 Mumbai Mumbai 07.05.08
4 Jaipur 113 19.3 2 Hyderabad Kimberley 11.05.09
5 Jaipur 121 17.4 2 Delhi Delhi 31.03.10
6 Jaipur 126 19.3 2 Chennai Centurion 30.04.09
1 Bangalore 82 15.1 2 Kolkata Bangalore 18.04.08
2 Bangalore 87 15.2 2 Chennai P Elizabeth 20.04.09
3 Bangalore 105 20.0 1 Jaipur Centurion 07.05.09
4 Bangalore 126 19.2 1 Mohali Bangalore 05.05.08
1 Delhi 87 16.1 2 Jaipur Mumbai 30.05.08
2 Delhi 110 17.5 2 Kolkata Kolkata 13.05.08
3 Delhi 120 16.3 2 Mumbai Delhi 17.03.10
4 Delhi 133 18.5 2 Mumbai Mumbai 04.05.08
1 Kolkata 67 15.2 1 Mumbai Mumbai 16.05.08
2 Kolkata 95 15.2 2 Mumbai P Elizabeth 27.04.09
3 Kolkata 101 19.4 1 Hyderabad Cape Town 19.04.09
4 Kolkata 109 19.2 2 Chennai Kolkata 16.03.10

IPL has witnessed seven occasions of a team dismissed for a score less than 100 runs which are listed below.

No Team Score Overs Inns Opposition Ground Date
1 Jaipur 58 15.1 2 Bangalore Cape Town 18.04.09
2 Kolkata 67 15.2 1 Mumbai Mumbai 16.05.08
3 Bangalore 82 15.1 2 Kolkata Bangalore 18.04.08
4 Delhi 87 16.1 2 Jaipur Mumbai 30.05.08
5 Bangalore 87 15.2 2 Chennai P Elizabeth 20.04.09
6 Jaipur 92 19.5 1 Bangalore Bangalore 18.03.10
7 Kolkata 95 15.2 2 Mumbai P Elizabeth 27.04.09

Bangalore, Jaipur and Kolkata are the three teams which have been dismissed for a total less than 100 runs on two occasions

No Team Score Overs Inns Opposition Ground Date
1 Bangalore 82 15.1 2 Kolkata Bangalore 18.04.08
2 Bangalore 87 15.2 2 Chennai P Elizabeth 20.04.09
1 Jaipur 58 15.1 2 Bangalore Cape Town 18.04.09
2 Jaipur 92 19.5 1 Bangalore Bangalore 18.03.10
1 Kolkata 67 15.2 1 Mumbai Mumbai 16.05.08
2 Kolkata 95 15.2 2 Mumbai P Elizabeth 27.04.09

Mumbai holds the record of dismissing a team all out on most occasions. It has dismissed the opposition all out on six occasions. Mumbai is closely followed by Chennai which has dismissed the opposition all out on four occasions

No Team Score Overs Inns Opposition Ground Date
1 Kolkata 67 15.2 1 Mumbai Mumbai 16.05.08
2 Kolkata 95 15.2 2 Mumbai P Elizabeth 27.04.09
3 Jaipur 103 16.2 1 Mumbai Mumbai 07.05.08
4 Delhi 120 16.3 2 Mumbai Delhi 17.03.10
5 Hyderabad 131 17.4 2 Mumbai Mumbai 28.03.10
6 Delhi 133 18.5 2 Mumbai Mumbai 04.05.08
1 Bangalore 87 15.2 2 Chennai P Elizabeth 20.04.09
2 Hyderabad 100 14.4 2 Chennai East London 04.05.09
3 Kolkata 109 19.2 2 Chennai Kolkata 16.03.10
4 Jaipur 126 19.3 2 Chennai Centurion 30.04.09

Indian Premier League 2010 : Batsmen dismissed run out after scoring fifty

JH Kallis was dismissed run out for 52 in the game between Bangalore and Chennai at Chennai on 31.03.10 providing the thirteenth occasion of a batsman dismissed run out after registering a fifty in IPL. All the thirteen occasions are listed below

No Batsman Runs Team Oppn Venue Date
1 ML Hayden 81 Chennai Mumbai Chennai 23.04.08
2 SM Katich 75 Mohali Delhi Mohali 27.04.08
3 SR Watson 74 Jaipur Delhi Jaipur 11.05.08
4 SR Tendulkar 65 Mumbai Mohali Mumbai 21.05.08
5 YK Pathan 56 Jaipur Chennai Mum-DYP 01.06.08
6 BJ Hodge 73 Kolkata Mumbai E London 01.05.09
7 ML Hayden 65 Chennai B’lore P E’beth 20.04.09
8 JP Duminy 62 Mumbai Chennai P E’beth 16.05.09
9 KC Sangakkara 60 Mohali Jaipur Cape Town 26.04.09
10 HH Gibbs 58 Hyd’bad Mumbai Durban 25.04.09
11 YK Pathan 100 Jaipur Mumbai MumBS 13.03.10
12 DA Warner 57 Delhi Hyderabad Cuttack 21.03.10
13 JH Kallis 52 Bangalore Chennai Chennai 31.03.10

Indian Premier League 2010 : Batsman's fifties in a losing cause in IPL

SE Marsh’s 57 for Mohali against Mumbai at Mumbai {BS}on 30.03.10 could not fetch a victory for Mohali providing the 75th occasion of a batsman’s fifty going in vain in IPL. All the seventy five occasions are listed below

No Batsman Runs Team Oppn Venue Date
1 JR Hopes 71 Mohali Chennai Mohali 19.04.08
2 Sangakkara 54* Mohali Chennai Mohali 19.04.08
3 Yuvraj Singh 57 Mohali Jaipur Jaipur 21.04.08
4 RG Sharma 66 Hyd’bad Delhi Hyd’bad 22.04.08
5 A Symonds 117* Hyd’bad Jaipur Hyd’bad 24.04.08
6 W Jaffer 50 Bangalore Chennai Bangalore 28.04.08
7 R Taylor 53 Bangalore Chennai Bangalore 28.04.08
8 JH Kallis 54 Bangalore Delhi Delhi 30.04.08
9 SC Ganguly 51 Kolkata Jaipur Jaipur 01.05.08
10 RG Sharma 76* Hyd’bad Mohali Hyd’bad 01.05.08
11 S Vidyut 54 Chennai Delhi Chennai 02.05.08
12 VVS Laxman 52 Hyd’bad Bangalore Bangalore 03.05.08
13 RG Sharma 57 Hyd’bad Bangalore Bangalore 03.05.08
14 DJ Hussey 71 Kolkata Mohali Mohali 03.05.08
15 WP Saha 59* Kolkata Mohali Mohali 03.05.08
16 R Dravid 66 Bangalore Mohali Bangalore 05.05.08
17 G Gambhir 80 Delhi Chennai Delhi 08.05.08
18 S Dhawan 59 Delhi Chennai Delhi 08.05.08
19 MV Boucher 50* Bangalore Kolkata Kolkata 08.05.08
20 AC Gilchrist 61 Hyd’bad Jaipur Jaipur 09.05.08
21 SE Marsh 58 Mohali Chennai Chennai 10.05.08
22 YVG Rao 71* Hyd’bad Kolkata Hyd’bad 11.05.08
23 S Badrinath 53 Chennai Mumbai Mumbai 14.05.08
24 R Dravid 75* Bangalore Jaipur Jaipur 17.05.08
25 V Sehwag 51* Delhi Mohali Delhi 17.05.08
26 Salman Butt 73 Kolkata Chennai Kolkata 17.05.08
27 YVG Rao 57 Hyd’bad Mumbai Hyd’bad 18.05.08
28 SP Goswami 52 Bangalore Delhi Bangalore 19.05.08
29 SR Tendukar 65 Mumbai Mohali Mumbai 21.05.08
30 AC Gilchrist 50 Hyd’bad Mohali Mohali 23.05.08
31 RG Sharma 50 Hyd’bad Mohali Mohali 23.05.08
32 PA Patel 54 Chennai Jaipur Chennai 24.05.08
33 JA Morkel 71 Chennai Jaipur Chennai 24.05.08
34 Jayasuriya 66 Mumbai Delhi Delhi 24.05.08
35 Sangakkara 64 Mohali Kolkata Kolkata 25.05.08
36 NK Patel 57 Jaipur Mohali Mohali 28.05.08
37 V Kohli 50 B’lore Hyd’bad Cape Town 22.04.09
38 ML Hayden 57 Chennai Delhi Durban 23.04.09
39 JH Kallis 62 B’lore Mohali Durban 24.04.09
40 AB de Villiers 50 Delhi Jaipur Centurion 28.04.09
41 JP Duminy 59 Mumbai Mohali Durban 29.04.09
42 BJ Hodge 73 Kolkata Mumbai E London` 01.05.09
43 Yuvraj Singh 50 Mohali B’lore Durban 01.05.09
44 KD Karthik 52 Delhi Chennai Jo’burg 02.05.09
45 DA Warner 51 Delhi Chennai Jo’burg 02.05.09
46 BJ Hodge 70* Kolkata Mohali P E’beth 03.05.09
47 ST Jayasuriya 52 Mumbai B’lore Jo’burg 03.05.09
48 DJ Bravo 50* Mumbai B’lore Jo’burg 03.05.09
49 MN van Wyk 74 Kolkata Delhi Durban 05.05.09
50 JP Duminy 52 Mumbai Hyd’bad Centurion 06.05.09
51 Yuvraj Singh 58* Mohali Chennai Centurion 07.05.09
52 SM Katich 50 Mohali Chennai Centurion 07.05.09
53 A Symonds 60* Hyd’bad Mohali Kimberley 09.05.09
54 BB McCullum 84* Kolkata B’lore Centurion 12.05.09
55 AC Gilchrist 64 Hyd’bad Delhi Durban 13.05.09
56 ML Hayden 60 Chennai B’lore Durban 14.05.09
57 JP Duminy 62 Mumbai Chennai P E’beth 16.05.09
58 SK Raina 52 Chennai Kolkata Centurion 18.05.09
59 AM Rahane 56 Mumbai Delhi Centurion 21.05.09
60 HH Gibbs 60 Hyd’bad B’lore Centurion 21.05.09
61 TM Dilshan 65 Delhi Hyd’bad Centurion 22.05.09
62 AC Gilchrist 54 Hyd’bad Kolkata Mum-DYP 12.03.10
63 YK Pathan 100 Jaipur Mumbai Mum-BS 13.03.10
64 RS Bopara 56 Mohali Delhi Mohali 13.03.10
65 JH Kallis 65* Bangaloer Kolkata Kolkata 14.03.10
66 A Jhunjunwala 53* Jaipur Delhi Ahmeadbad 15.03.10
67 RS Bopara 77 Mohali Bangalore Bangalore 16.03.10
68 MS Bisla 75 Mohali Bangalore Bangalore 16.03.10
68 V Sehwag 74 Delhi Chennai Delhi 19.03.10
69 IK Pathan 60 Mohali Hyderabad Cuttack 19.03.10
70 DA Warner 57 Delhi Hyderabad Cuttack 21.03.10
71 PA Patel 57 Chennai Mohali Chennai 21.03.10
72 CH Gayle 75 Kolkata Mumbai Mum-BS 22.03.10
73 SK Raina 83* Chennai Mumbai Mum-BS 25.03.10
74 S Badrinath 55* Chennai Mumbai Mum-BS 25.03.10
75 SE Marsh 57 Mohali Mumbai Mum-BS 30.03.10

SE Marsh’s 57 for Mohali against Mumbai at Mumbai {BS}on 30.03.10 could not fetch a victory for Mohali providing the 13th occasion of a Mohali batsman’s fifty going in vain in IPL. All the thirteen occasions are listed below

No Batsman Runs Team Oppn Venue Date
1 JR Hopes 71 Mohali Chennai Mohali 19.04.08
2 Sangakkara 54* Mohali Chennai Mohali 19.04.08
3 Yuvraj Singh 57 Mohali Jaipur Jaipur 21.04.08
4 SE Marsh 58 Mohali Chennai Chennai 10.05.08
5 Sangakkara 64 Mohali Kolkata Kolkata 25.05.08
6 Yuvraj Singh 50 Mohali B’lore Durban 01.05.09
7 Yuvraj Singh 58* Mohali Chennai Centurion 07.05.09
8 SM Katich 50 Mohali Chennai Centurion 07.05.09
9 RS Bopara 56 Mohali Delhi Mohali 13.03.10
10 RS Bopara 77 Mohali Bangalore Bangalore 16.03.10
11 MS Bisla 75 Mohali Bangalore Bangalore 16.03.10
12 IK Pathan 60 Mohali Hyderabad Cuttack 19.03.10
13 SE Marsh 57 Mohali Mumbai Mum-BS 30.03.10

New Zealand vs Australia 2nd Test : Australia win by 176 runs : MG Johnson captures ten wickets

DL Vettori became the 50th cricketer in the annals of test cricket to play 100 plus tests. He achieved the distinction when he appeared in the second test for New Zealand against Australia at Hamilton today. Vettori’s 100 appearances include a test match representing ICC World Eleven

DL Vettori became the second New Zealand cricketer 100 plus tests. The first New Zealand cricketer was SP Fleming who had played 111 tests

DL Vettori excelled with leather in his 100th test by capturing four wickets conceding 36 runs in the first innings.

DL Vettori became the second New Zealand captain to capture four wickets in a test innings against Australia when he captured 4 for 36 in the first innings. BE Congdon with his 4 for 46 at Auckland in Mar 1974 was the other New Zealand captain.

DL Vettori’s 4 for 36 represent the best bowling figures by a New Zealand captain against Australia. He wrested BE Congdon’s 4 for 46 at Auckland in Mar 1974

DL Vettori became the second New Zealand captain to aggregate ten or more wickets against Australia. BE Congdon with 16 wickets to his credit is the other captain

SM Katich and MEK Hussey were playing the 50th test of their career, when they appeared in this test. SM Katich celebrated the occasion by scoring a half century – 88 in the first innings, while MEK Hussey scored 22

SM Katich registered his 22nd half century and 31st fifty when he made 88 in the first innings.

SM Katich’s 88 represent the 169th occasion of an Australian batsman scoring a fifty against New Zealand. It also represents the fourth fifty by SM Katich against New Zealand. The other three occasions are – 118 at Christchurch in Mar 2005, 131* at Brisbane in Nov 2008 and 79 at Wellington in Mar 2010

RT Ponting was dismissed run out in the first innings providing his eighth run out dismissal as captain. He was dismissed run out in the first innings of the first test of this series also. Having already seven dismissals of run out which is the most by any captain in the annals of test cricket, RT Ponting extended his run out dismissals to eight.

RT Ponting’s eight run out dismissal while leading his country read thus : against Sri Lanka at Galle in Mar 2004 for 28 : against England at Nottingham in Aug 2005 for 48 : against Bangladesh at Chittagong in Apr 2006 for 52 : against England at Sydney in Jan 2007 for 45 : against India at Nagpur in Nov 2008 for 08 : against England at The Oval in Aug 2009 for 66 : against New Zealand at Wellington in Mar 2010 for 41 and against New Zealand at Hamilton for 22

RT Ponting’s dismissal run out for 22 in this innings provide the 13th occasion of his being dismissed run out in a test innings. He now owns the record of most run out dismissals in the annals of test cricket. He wrested the record from AR Border and ML Hayden who were dismissed on 12 occasions

RT Ponting’s 13 run out dismissals read thus – vs India at Adelaide in Dec 1999 for 125 : vs South Africa at Adelaide in Dec 2001 for 54 : vs South Africa at Sydney in Jan 2002 for 14 : vs South Africa at Durban in Mar 2002 for 89 : vs West Indies at Bridgetown in May 2003 for 113 : vs Sri Lanka at Galle in Mar 2004 for 28 : vs England at Nottingham in Aug 2005 for 48 : vs Bangladesh at Chittagong in Apr 2005 for 52 : vs England at Sydney in Jan 2007 for 45 : vs India at Nagpur in Nov 2008 for 8 : vs England at The Oval in Aug 2009 for 66 : vs New Zealand at Wellington in Mar 2010 for 41 and vs New Zealand at Hamilton in Mar 2010 for 22

AR Border’s twelve run out dismissals read thus – vs England at Melbourne in Dec 1978 for Zero : vs India at Chennai in Sep 1979 for 162 : vs Pakistan at Faisalabad in Mar 1980 for 4 : vs New Zealand at Brisbane in Nov 1980 for 36 : vs Pakistan at Melbourne in Dec 1981 for 01 : vs Pakistan at Melbourne in Dec 1981 for 01 : vs New Zealand at Auckland in Mar 1982 for Zero : vs West Indies at Georgetown in Mar 1984 for 54 : vs West Indies at Trinidad in Apr 1991 for 43 : vs West Indies at Brisbane in Nov 1992 for 73 : vs South Africa at Adelaide in Jan 1994 for 04 and vs South Africa at Johannesburg in Mar 1994 for 34

ML Hayden’s twelve run out dismissals read thus – vs South Africa at Port Elizabeth in Mar 1997 for 14 : vs West Indies at Brisbane in Nov 2000 for 44 : vs West Indies at Adelaide in Dec 2000 for 58 : vs New Zealand at Brisbane in Nov 2001 for 13 : vs West Indies at Georgetown in Apr 2003 for 10 : vs West Indies at St John’s in May 2003 for 177 : vs India at Bangalore in Oct 2004 for 30 : vs New Zealand at Auckland in Mar 2005 for 09 : vs Bangladesh at Fatullah in Apr 2006 for 72 : vs England at Brisbane in Nov 2006 for 37 : vs India at Nagpur in Nov 2008 for 19 and vs New Zealand at Adelaide in Nov 2008 for 24

Australia’s 231 all out in the first innings of this test represent its lowest total in a completed innings against New Zealand in a test at Hamilton. The previous lowest score was 252 in Mar 2000

TG Southee {4 for 61} and DL Vettori {4 for 36} captured four wickets each in the first innings of this test providing the fourth occasion of two New Zealand bowlers capturing exact four wicket in a test innings against Australia. The other three occasions are – RJ Hadlee {4 for 71} and DR Hadlee {4 for 75} at Christchurch in Mar 1974 : BE Congdon {4 for 46} and RO Collinge {4 for 84} at Auckland in Mar 1974 and DK Morrison {4 for 145} and MC Snedden {4 for 115} at Perth in Nov 1989

LRPL Taylor scored 138 in New Zealand’s innings which was his fifth test hundred. He was playing his 25th test. His other four hundreds are – 120 vs England at Hamilton in Mar 2000, 153* vs England at Manchester in May 2000, 151 vs India at Napier in Mar 2009 and 107 vs India at Wellington in Apr 2009

LRPL Taylor’s 138 in this test represent the 29th hundred by a New Zealand batsman against Australia and the 15th hundred by a New Zealand batsman on home soil against Australia.

LRPL Taylor’s 138 represent his first hundred against Australia. His previous best was 75 at Brisbane in Nov 2008

RT Ponting pouched three catches to take his aggregate of catches to 169. It is for the fifth occasion that he has taken three catches in an innings. The other four occasions are – in the second innings against Sri Lanka at Perth in Dec 1995, in the first innings against India at Delhi in Oct 1996, in the second innings against South Africa at Adelaide in Dec 2001 and in the first innings against New Zealand at Brisbane in Nov 2004

RT Ponting with his 169 catches now stands fourth in the list of fieldsmen who have taken most catches in tests. R Dravid {193}, ME Waugh {181} and ME Waugh {171} are the other three fieldsmen who have taken more catches than RT Ponting

With three catches in this innings RT Ponting took his catches aggregate against New Zealand to 21. He became the fifth fieldsman to pouch 20 plus catches against New Zealand. Others are – AR Border {31}, MA Taylor {25}, HP Tilakaratne {22} and Javed Miandad {20}

New Zealand posted a total of 264 in its first innings in reply to Australia’s first innings total of 231 in this test. New Zealand took a first innings lead of 33 runs in this test providing the eighth occasion of New Zealand taking the first innings lead over Australia’s total. Other occasions are – 177 runs lead at Auckland in May 1982, 96 runs lead at Perth in Nov 1985, 92 runs lead at Wellington in Mar 1990, 85 runs lead at Auckland in Mar 1993, 42 runs lead at Wellington Mar 1946, 32 runs lead at Christchurch in Mar 1974 and 21 runs lead at Perth in Nov 1993

SM Katich scored 106 in the second innings of this test and earned the distinction of becoming the 30th batsman to score a hundred in his 50th test in the annals of test cricket.

The break up team wise read thus – Australia {05}, England {09, India {05}, New Zealand {01}, Pakistan {01}, South Africa {04}, Sri Lanka {02} and West Indies {03}

He is the fifth Australian batsman to achieve the feat. The five batsmen are – RB Simpson – 103 in the second innings vs India at Adeliade in Dec 1967, WM Lawry – 205 in the first innings vs West Indies at Adelaide in Dec 1968, MA Taylor – 170 in the first innings vs South Africa in Dec 1993, MJ Clarke – 103 not out in the second innings vs England at Birmingham in Jul 2009 and SM Katich – 106 in the second innings vs New Zealand at Hamilton in May 2010

SM Katich’s 106 in the second innings represent his tenth hundred and 32nd fifty. It also represents the 54th hundred by an Australian batsman against New Zealand.

SM Katich’s 106 represent his third hundred against New Zealand. The other two hundreds are – 118 at Christchurch in Mar 2005 and 131 not out at Brisbane in Nov 2000.

SM Katich with his ten hundreds became the 24th batsman to score ten or more test hundreds. His ten hundreds read thus – 125 vs India at Sydney in Jan 2004, 118 vs New Zealand at Christchurch in Mar 2005, 113 vs West Indies at North Sound in May 2008, 157 vs West Indies at Bridgetown in Jun 2008, 102 vs India at Nagpur in Nov 2008, 131* vs New Zealand at Brisbane in Nov 2008, 108 vs South Africa at Durban in Mar 2009, 122 vs England at Cardiff in Jul 2009, 100 vs Pakistan at Hobart in Jan 2010 and 106 vs New Zealand at Hamilton in Mar 2010

SM Katich and MEK Hussey added 155 runs for the third wicket providing the 57th occasion of a three figure partnership posted by Australian batsmen against New Zealand

This stand represents the eighth occasion of Australian batsmen posting a three figure partnership for the third wicket against New Zealand. The other seven occasions are – 264 runs between GS Chappell and IM Chappell at Welligton in Mar 1974, 115 between GS Chappell and RB McCosker at Auckland in Feb 1977, 139 runs between DC Boon and AR Border at Perth in Nov 1989, 107 runs between DC Boon and DR Martyn at Auckland in Mar 1993, 125 runs between DC Boon and ME Waugh at Brisbane in Dec 1993, 103 runs between DR Martyn and RT Ponting at Auckland in Mar 2005 and 106 runs between MEK Hussey and RT Ponting at Adelaide in Nov 2008

SR Watson’s 65 represents his ninth half century and tenth fifty, while MEK Hussey’s 67 represents his 20th half century and 31st fifty

SM Katich’s 88 and 106 in this test provide the ninth occasion of an Australian batsman scoring fifties in both innings of a test match against New Zealand Other eight occasions are – GS Chappell – 247* and 133 at Wellington in Mar 1974, IM Chappell – 145 and 121 at Wellington in Mar 1974, IR Redpath – 71 and 58 at Christchurch in Mar 1974, AR Border – 140 and 114* at Christchurch in Feb 1986, MA Taylor – 64 and 142* at Perth in Nov 1993, GS Blewett – 99 and 56 at Hobart in Nov 1997, ML Hayden – 70 and 54 at Adelaide in Nov 2004 and RT Ponting – 105 and 86* at Auckland in Mar 2005

MJ Clarke and MJ North added 142 runs for the fifth wicket in Australia’s second innings providing the 58th occasion of Australian batsmen posting a three figure partnership against New Zealand.

This partnership represent the fifth occasion of a three figure partnership of the sixth wicket posted by Australian batsmen against New Zealand, The other five occasions are – 213 between GJ Matthews and GM Ritchie at Wellington in Feb 1986, 154 between AR Border and PR Sleep at Adelaide in Dec 1987, 159 runs between AR Border and SR Waugh at Brisbane in Dec 1993, 199 runs between MJ Slater and SR Waugh at Wellington in Mar 2000 and 253 runs between MJ Clarke and MJ North at Wellington in Mar 2010

Australia’s 511 for 8 declared in this test represent the eleventh occasion of Australia posting a total of 500 plus in an innings against New Zealand.

Australia’s 511 for 8 declared in this test represent the 12th occasion of Australia posting a total of 500 plus runs in the third innings against various oppositions and for the first occasion against New Zealand. The previous best was 460 for 8 at Welligton in Mar 1974

DL Vettori {2 for 140} and JS Patel {1 for 141} conceded 100 plus runs in the second innings providing the 69th and 70th occasion of a New Zealand bowler conceding 100 plus runs in a test innings against Australia

DL Vettori has now the record of conceding 100 plus runs on most occasions against Australia – nine occasions. The previous record was held by RJ Hadlee who had conceded 100 plus runs on eight occasions.

DL Vettori has conceded 100 plus runs against Australia on the following occasions – 138 runs at Hobart in Nov 2001, 142 runs at Perth in Nov 2001, 154 runs at Brisbane in Nov 2004, 152 runs at Adelaide in Nov 2004, 106 runs at Christchurch in Mar 2005, 170 runs at Wellington in Mar 2005, 124 runs at Adelaide in Nov 2000 and 111 runs at Wellington in Mar 2010

DL Vettori has conceded 100 plus runs in a test innings against various oppositions on 29 occasions at the end of this test. M Muralitharan {60}, A Kumble {57}, SK Warne {40}, Danish Kaneria {38}, Harbhajan Singh {35} and IT Botham {31} are the other bowlers who have conceded 100 plus runs on more occasions than DL Vettori

MJ Clarke’s 63 in the second innings of this test represents his 18th half century and 32nd fifty, while MJ Clarke’s 90 represents his fourth half century and eighth fifty.

MJ Clarke’s 90 in the second innings of this test represent the 14th occasion of an Australian batsman scoring a ninety in a test innings against Australia.

MG Johnson captured his 150th test wicket when he bowled New Zealand opening batsman TG McIntosh bowled for 19 in the second innings. At the end of the test he had an aggregate of 155 wickets.

He became the 84th bowler in the annals of test cricket to capture 150 plus wickets. He is the 19th Australian bowler to reach the milestone.

MG Johnson became the fifth left arm pace bowler to capture 150 plus test wickets. Others are – Wasim Akram of Pakistan {414}, WPUJC Vaas of Sri Lanka {355}, Zaheer Khan of India {242} and AK Davidson of Australia {186}.

MG Johnson is the second Australian left arm medium pace bowler to capture 150 plus test wickets after AK Davidson {186

MG Johnson captured six for 73 in the second innings – his fifth five wicket haul in an innings. The other occasions are – 5 for 39 vs New Zealand at Brisbane in Nov 2008, 6 for 61 vs South Africa at Perth in Dec 2008, 5 for 69 vs England at Leeds in Aug 2009 and 5 for 103 vs West Indies at Adelaide in Dec 2009

MG Johnson’s 6 for 73 represent the 25th occasion of an Australian bowler capturing five or more wickets in a test innings against New Zealand. It is the second occasion that Johnson had captured five or more wickets in an innings against New Zealand, the first occasion being his 5 for 39 vs New Zealand at Brisbane in Nov 2008.

MG Johnson’s 6 for 73 represent the fifth occasion of an Australian bowler capturing five or more wickets in the fourth innings of a test against New Zealand. The other four occasions are – 5 for 32 by GD McGrath at Brisbane in Nov 1997, 5 for 68 at Hobart in Nov 1997, 5 for 55 by CR Miller at Auckland in Mar 2000 and 5 for 39 by MG Johnson at Brisbane in Nov 2008

MG Johnson became the only Australian bowler to capture five or more wickets in the fourth innings of a test against New Zealand on two occasions – 5 for 39 at Brisbane in Nov 2008 and 6 for 73 at Hamilton in Mar 2010

MG Johnson’s 6 for 73 in this test represents the best bowling figures by an Australian bowler in the fourth innings of a test match against New Zealand

MG Johnson with his 6 for 73 earns the distinction of becoming the first Australian bowler to capture six wickets in the fourth innings of a test match against New Zealand

MG Johnson captured ten wickets in this match {11 for 132 – 4 for 59 and 6 for 73} in this test providing the second occasion of his capturing ten wickets in a test. The other occasion being his 11 for 159 {8 for 61 and 3 for 98} against South Africa at Perth in Dec 2008

MG Johnson with his 11 for 132 in this test became the third Australian bowler to capture ten or more wickets in a test against New Zealand. The other two are – RJ Hadlee – 11 for 123 at Auckland in Feb 1977 and RG Holland – 10 for 174 at Sydney in Nov 1985

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