New Zealand vs Bangladesh, 2019: 2nd ODI – Statistical Highlights

All the major stats and numbers that were recorded during New Zealand’s yet another comfortable win against Bangladesh.

Martin Guptill
Martin Guptill. (Photo by Kai Schwoerer/Getty Images)

New Zealand sealed the 3-match ODI series with another 8-wicket win against Bangladesh during a moderate chase of 227 runs. Once again, Martin Guptill starred for the hosts with a century but the visiting side managed to get the opener out. Mohammad Mithun’s second consecutive fifty helped Bangladesh finish on 226/10 despite yet another top-order failure. The Kiwis chased down the target in 36.1 overs with Guptill scoring 118 and Kane Williamson unbeaten on 65.

All the major stats and numbers that were recorded during New Zealand’s yet another comfortable win against Bangladesh:

A record century for Guptill:

9 – Number of centuries Guptill has scored in ODI chases; the most by any player for New Zealand. He went past Stephen Fleming’s eight hundreds in this format while chasing.


16 – Number of hundreds for Martin Guptill in ODIs; the joint 2nd most by any player for New Zealand. Ross Taylor leads the list with 20 centuries while Nathan Astle also has 16 tons. Among openers, Guptill’s 16 are the most for the Kiwis surpassing Astle’s 14.

76 – Guptill’s 76-ball century is the 3rd fastest by a New Zealand opener in ODI format. Jesse Ryder scored a 46-ball ton against the Windies in 2014 and a 72-ball hundred over India in 2009 which was in an unsuccessful chase.

Ross Taylor bag records:

18 – Ross Taylor now has been unbeaten on 19 occasions during successful run-chases in ODI cricket; the most times by any player for New Zealand in this format. He went past Stephen Fleming who remained unbeaten 18 times during successful ODI chases for the Kiwis.

7040 – Runs Ross Taylor aggregated while batting at No.4 in ODI cricket; the most by any player at this position. Taylor became the first player with 7000 ODI runs at No.4 during the first game of the series. The previous highest number of ODI runs aggregated by any player at No.4 is 6947 runs by Mahela Jayawardene.

Guptill knocks down Bangladesh:

118 – Martin Guptill’s 118-run knock is the 2nd highest individual score for New Zealand against Bangladesh in the ODI format. Only Tom Latham (137 in Christchurch, 2016) has a higher ODI score for the Kiwis against the Bangla Tigers. Guptill’s 117* in the first ODI is now the 3rd highest ODI score for a New Zealand player against Bangladesh.

3 – The century in this game was Guptill’s 3rd in ODI format against Bangladesh; the most for him against any team. Guptill has two centuries apiece against five nations and one hundred against three different oppositions.

Bangladesh’s losing streak continues:

23/23 – Bangladesh has lost each of the 23 international matches they played against New Zealand in the latter’s backyard. Both the teams faced off in 12 ODIs, 7 Tests and 4 T20Is in New Zealand with the hosts coming out victorious in all those matches.

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