Published on March 1st, 2017 | by Bhaskar Ganekar0
New Zealand v South Africa, 4th ODI, Hamilton, 2017 – Statistical highlights
Martin Guptill’s unbeaten hundred helped the hosts to level the series. Here are some of the statistical highlights of the fourth ODI between New Zealand and South Africa at Hamilton.
0 Number of times when two spinners opening the bowling in the first innings of an ODI before Jeetan Patel and Mitchell Santner did it in this game.
300 Sixes by AB De Villiers in international cricket, sixth player to do so and first South African. He is now in the list of Shahid Afridi (476), Chris Gayle (434), Brendon McCullum (398), Sanath Jayasuriya (352) and MS Dhoni (318).
0 Number of hundreds by South Africa’s top-four batsmen in this series. In 15 of their last 16 ODI series/tournaments, at least one century was scored by their top-four.
12 ODI hundreds scored by Martin Gultill including in this match, third most by a New Zealand batsman in ODIs after Ross Taylor (17) and Nathan Astle (16). Also, it is his third consecutive 50-plus at Hamilton.
3 150-plus scores in ODIs by Martin Gultill, 11th player to score 150-plus thrice and first from New Zealand.
180 Runs scored by Martin Gultill in this inning, third-best highest score for New Zealand. All top three have been scored by Gupltill. Also, it is the fourth-highest top scores in the chase.