Ross Taylor’s record ODI hundred, Boult’s excellent death over broke South Africa’s winning streak. Here are the statistical highlights of the second ODI between New Zealand and South Africa at Christchurch.
6000 ODI runs for Ross Taylor for New Zealand, the fourth player to mark 6000 ODI runs for the country. He is now in the list of Stephen Fleming (8007), Nathan Astle (7090) and Brendon McCullum (6083). Also, he became fastest New Zealand player to score 6000 ODI runs passing Nathan Astle.
17 ODI hundreds by Ross Taylor including today’s effort, most by a New Zealand batsman in ODIs. He overtakes Nathan Astle’s tally of 16 ODI hundreds.
11 Hundred Runs stand between Ross Taylor and Kane Williamson in ODIs for New Zealand, most by a New Zealand pair. Ganguly-Tendulkar (26) remains the most century stands in ODIs.
1 Defeat for South Africa in ODIs since June 2016 when West Indies beat them 100 runs. During the time, they won 12 matches in a row; their second-best streak.