Guwahati:Following are the statistical highlights of the first ODI between India and New Zealand in Guwahati.
# Yuvraj Singh's 42 off 64 balls is his best innings against New Zealand in India, eclipsing the 29 not out at Chennai on October 23, 2003.
# For the first time against New Zealand, Yuvraj has bagged three wickets apart from posting a 40-plus in the same match.
# New Zealand, during their total of 236, have lost all ten wickets to catches. The said feat has happened for the 14th time in the history of ODIs.
# Since nine Indian batsmen were caught by New Zealanders, a record for 19 catches in an ODI has been established, eclipsing the 18 between Sri Lanka and Pakistan at Colombo (PSS) on March 30, 1986.
# India have posted their first win in two ODIs over New Zealand at Guwahati. New Zealand had defeated India by 48 runs on November 14, 1999.
# Vijay (29) has recorded his highest innings in ODIs.
# Virat Kohli took his tally to 866 in 20 innings, including three hundreds and five fifties - the highest for India this year.
# For the first time in ODIs, Virat has registered back to back hundreds - 118 against Australia at Visakhapatnam on October 20, 2010 and 105 against New Zealand at Guwahati on November 28, 2010.
# Kohli became the seventh Indian player to accomplish the feat, joining Sachin Tendulkar, Rahul Dravid, Sourav Ganguly, VVS Laxman, Yuvraj Singh and Rohit Sharma.
# Kohli's first century against New Zealand is his fourth in ODIs.
# Ashwin (3/50) has recorded his best bowling performance in ODIs.
# Andy McKay (4/62) has registered his best bowling performance in ODIs.
# Kyle Mills' bowling figures of 3 for 42 are his best against India, eclipsing the 3 for 45 at Napier on December 29, 2002.
# Pathan's 29 off 19 balls is his highest innings against New Zealand, bettering the 20 not out at Napier on March 3, 2009.
# As captain, Ross Taylor has recorded his third fifty, all in 2010 - 95 against India at Dambulla on August 10, 70 against Australia at Napier on March 3 and 66 against India at Guwahati.
# Taylor's 18th fifty in ODIs is his second against India.
# Jamie How, as a fielder, has recorded his best performance. His tally of four catches has bettered his tally of three against West Indies at Wellington on January 7, 2009.
# Of the five instances of four catches in an innings by New Zealanders fielders, four have been registered against India - Ken Rutherford, Chris Harris, Ross Taylor and Jamie How. Stephen Fleming achieved the feat against England at Adelaide on January 23, 2007.
# How became the third fielder to take four catches or more in an innings in India, joining South Africa's Jonty Rhodes (five) - against West Indies at Mumbai's Brabourne Stadium on November 14, 1993 and Pakistan's Younus Khan against India at Jamshedpur on April 9, 2005.
# Taylor and Williamson were involved in a stand of 67 for the third wicket - the highest by any pair against India at this venue.
# Pathan has taken three catches in an innings for the first time in ODIs.
# Nathan McCullum has recorded his highest innings against India in ODIs.
# McCullum and Mills have posted the second fifty-plus partnership (67) for the ninth wicket against India - the highest is 83 between Mills and Southee at Christchurch on March 8, 2009.
# The above partnership is the highest by any pair against India for the ninth wicket in India, eclipsing the 65 by Wayne Parnell and Dale Steyn for South Africa at Jaipur on February 21, 2010.
# Virat Kohli has got his fourth Man of the Match award - his first against New Zealand.