It was a great performance by the Kiwis who overcame another threat from Australia to register a series win in style. Here are the statistical highlights of the third ODI between.
16 ODI hundred for Ross Taylor, joint most for New Zealand in ODIs. Nathan Astle has 16 ODI hundred for New Zealand. His 107 today was 14th century at No. 4, the most at that position along with South African AB De Villiers.
6-33 Trent Boult’s figure today, his best in ODI. It was his second five wickets haul on ODIs, both against Australia. Also, it was the second best by New Zealand bowlers against Australia in ODIs. Shane Bond’s 6 for 23 in World Cup 2003 is the best figure by New Zealand bowler against Australia.
8 Number of successive bilateral ODI series won by New Zealand at home. Only South Africa won 17 consecutive bilateral series won at home between 2002 and 2009. West Indies also won eight consecutive home series between 1981 and 1990.
7 Consecutive losses for Australia away from home in completed ODIs. They lost five ODIs against South Africa in September-October 2016 and two games in this series.
3 Ducks scored by Australian top seven batsmen. It was fourth time Australian top-seven batsmen scored duck in an ODI inning.