New Zealand vs West Indies, 2nd Test: Stats Preview – West Indies Tour Of New Zealand 2020-21
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New Zealand vs West Indies, 2nd Test: Stats Preview – West Indies Tour Of New Zealand 2020-21

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WELLINGTON, NEW ZEALAND - DECEMBER 04: Shane Dowrich of the West Indies leaves the field after being dismissed during day four of the Test match series between New Zealand Blackcaps and the West Indies at Basin Reserve on December 4, 2017 in Wellington, New Zealand. (Photo by Hagen Hopkins/Getty Images)

The hosts New Zealand and the visitors West Indies will face each other in the second and final match of the two-match Test series from Friday (11th December) at Basin Reserve (Wellington).

Currently, the hosts are leading this Test series by 1-0 as they won the first Test by an innings and 134 runs at Hamilton.

New Zealand vs West Indies, 2nd Test: Stats Preview

Venue stats (Basin Reserve, Wellington)

Average totals in overall and each Test innings

Overall

Overall 1st innings 2nd innings 3rd innings 4th innings
275.50 304.92 327.84 243.06 141.24

In last 5 Tests

Overall 1st innings 2nd innings 3rd innings 4th innings
267.44 212 447.40 222.50 46

(Note: Only excluded officially incomplete innings)

  • The first batting side failed to win last 7 Tests at this venue (lost 6 Tests and drew 1 Test). Last time, the first batting side won a Test match at Basin Reserve (Wellington) in January 2015, when the hosts New Zealand beat Sri Lanka by 193 runs.

New Zealand and West Indies – Test records at this venue

Team Matches Won Lost Tied Draw Win%
New Zealand 64 20 20 0 24 31.25
West Indies 8 2 5 0 1 25.00

 

Teams stats

New Zealand vs West Indies: Head-to-Head Test records

Stats Total Tests New Zealand Won West Indies Won Tied Draw
Overall 48 16 13 0 19
In the last 10 Tests 10 7 2 0 1
In New Zealand 30 13 7 0 10
In last 5 Tests in New Zealand 5 5 0 0 0
At Basin Reserve (Wellington) 8 5 2 0 1
  • After 1995, the West Indies team has never won a Test match in New Zealand. Since their next New Zealand tour in 1999, they have played 13 Tests in New Zealand, where the hosts won 9 Tests and the other 4 matches had the draw results.

Forms in last 5 Tests

Team Won Lost Tied Draw
New Zealand 3 2 0 0
West Indies 2 3 0 0

 

Players’ stats

(New Zealand)

Neil Wagner – 50th Test, 150 Test wickets at home

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Neil Wagner (Credits: Twitter)

i) Neil Wagner will play his 50th Test match.

ii) Neil Wagner (143 wickets) is seven wickets away to complete his 150 home Test wickets. He will be fifth New Zealand bowler to claim 150 home Test wickets.

Trent Boult – chance of become the most Test wicket-taker for Blackcaps against West Indies

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Trent Boult (Source: Twitter)

i) The left-arm pacer Trent Boult has bagged 45 wickets in 10 Tests against West Indies. With seven more wickets, he will surpass Sir Richard Hadlee (51 Test wickets) and become the most Test wicket-taker for Blackcaps against the Caribbean team.

Tim Southee – 300 Test wickets

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Tim Southee [Photo-Getty]
i) The right-arm pacer Tim Southee (289 wickets) is 11 wickets away to complete his 300 Test wickets. After Sir Richard Hadlee (431 wickets) and Daniel Vettori (361 wickets), Southee will be the third New Zealand bowler to claim 300 Test wickets.