NZ vs IND 1st ODI Stats Review: Kane Williamson and Tom Latham script history, lead series 1-0

New Zealand are now 1-0 up in the three-match series.

Sudharshan SridharanAuthor

Updated - 26 November 2022 07:53 PM

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New Zealand defeated India in 1st ODI of the ongoing three match bilateral ODI series between these two sides by 7 wickets with the help of brilliant 4th wicket partnership between Kane Williamson and Tom Latham. Initially, New Zealand winning the toss invited India to bat first and the Men in Blue posted a big total of 306/7 on board with the help of scintillating fifty-plus scores from Shikhar Dhawan, Shubman Gill, Shreyas Iyer while stunning cameo from Washington Sundar accelerated their team to reach a 300-plus total. Tim Southee and Lockie Ferguson picked 3 wickets to their name respectively.

New Zealand despite facing an initial hiccup in first 20 overs of run-chase, defeated Indian side with the help of stunning century from Tom Latham. Tom Latham's 145 run-knock comprised of 19 boundaries and 5 sixes and his destructive innings completely changed the tempo of their side as they ended up winning this game with almost 3 overs to be spared from a difficult situation of 88/3 in 20 overs. 

Umran Malik impressed everyone in his debut game by bowling at a fiery pace and ended up picking 2 wickets to his name while Thakur picked the key wicket of opening batsman Finn Allen respectively.

Numbers and stats from NZ vs IND 1st ODI match: 

4 -
Kane Williamson became 4th New Zealand batsman to smash more than 1000 runs against India in men's ODI.

Most runs vs India in men's ODI:
Ross Taylor - 1385 (34 inns)
Nathan Astle - 1207 (29 inns)
Stephen Fleming - 1098 (38 inns)
Kane Williamson - 1078 (26 inns)

4 -
Shreyas Iyer has smashed fifty-plus scores in all his 4 innings that he batted against New Zealand in T20Is.

Shreyas Iyer vs New Zealand in ODIs:
103(107) in Hamilton, 2020
52(57) in Auckland, 2020
62(63) in Mount Maunganui, 2020
80(76) in Auckland, 2022

Shreyas Iyer has smashed 297 runs against New Zealand in 4 ODI innings at a batting average of 74.25 with strike rate of 98.01.

4 -
Tom Latham has smashed 4 centuries as wicketkeeper in ODIs.

Most centuries for New Zealand as wicketkeeper in men's ODI:
Tom Latham - 4

Brendon McCullum - 3
Ken Wadsworth / Adam Parore / Luke Ronchi - 1

5 - Tim Southee became 5th New Zealand bowler to take 200 (or) more wickets in men's ODI.

Most wickets for New Zealand in men's ODI:
Daniel Vettori - 297
Kyle Mills - 240
Chris Harris - 203
Tim Southee - 202
Chris Cairns - 200

Currently, Tim Southee is the only bowler in world to have more than 100 wickets in T20I, more than 200 wickets in ODIs and more than 300 wickets in Test cricket.

5 -
New Zealand have won 5 consecutive men's ODI game against India since 2019 WC.

Result of New Zealand vs India in last 5 ODI matches:
- New Zealand win by 7 wickets in Auckland, 2022

- New Zealand win by 5 wickets in Mount Maunganui, 2020
- New Zealand win by 22 runs in Auckland, 2020
- New Zealand win by 4 wickets in Hamilton, 2020
- New Zealand win by 18 runs in Manchester, 2019 WC

6 - New Zealand became 6th country to win 50 matches against India in men's ODI.

Most matches won against India in men's ODI:
Australia - 80
Pakistan - 73
West Indies - 63
Sri Lanka - 57
South Africa / New Zealand - 50

100 -
Shardul Thakur has reached the milestone of taking 100 wickets in international cricket.

145 - Tom Latham smashed unbeaten 145 runs of 104 balls.

Highest score by a batsman while batting at number 5 (or) below in a successful run-chase:
Tom Latham - 145* vs India in Auckland, 2022

Sikandar Raza - 135* vs Bangladesh in Harare, 2022
Michael Bracewell - 127* vs Ireland in Dublin, 2022

221 - Kane Williamson and Tom Latham has recorded unbeaten 221-run partnership for 4th wicket in 1st ODI game against India.

Highest partnership for 4th wicket (or) lower vs India in men's ODI:
Kane Williamson-Tom Latham: 221* in Auckland, 2022

Mohammad Yousuf-Shoaib Malik: 206 in Centurion, 2009
Temba Bavuma-Rassie van der Dussen : 204 in Paarl, 2022

12000 - Shikhar Dhawan completed the milestone of reaching 12,000 runs (12025) in List A cricket. 

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