Statistical highlights of the second day's play in the first Test played between India and New Zealand in Hyderabad on Friday.
# Cheteshwar Pujara's brilliant 159 off 306 balls is the second highest score at Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, Uppal. Brendon McCullum (New Zealand) had recorded 225 against India in November 2010.
# Pujara's 159 is the fifth highest by India's number three batsman -- the highest is 223 by Polly Umrigar at Fateh Maidan, Hyderabad in November 1955.
# Pujara's knock is the seventh highest first century by an Indian batsman in Tests.
# Jeetan Patel (4/100) has bowled quite well to take four wickets -- his best bowling figures against India.
# Patel has captured four wickets or more in an innings three times -- his only five-wicket haul being -- 5/110 vs West Indies at Napier in 2008-09.
# Patel's figures of 4 for 100 are the second best by a New Zealand bowler at Uppal. Daniel Vettori had captured 5 for 135 in 2010-11.
# Mahendra Singh Dhoni's 73 off 147 balls is his 25th fifty in Tests.
# Dhoni has been maintaining an average of fifty-plus against New Zealand -- his tally being 372 runs in eight innings at an average of 53.14.
# Pujara and Dhoni have shared a stand of 127 -- the third highest sixth-wicket partnership for India against New Zealand. The said stand is the highest sixth wicket partnership at Uppal.
# Of the top five stands for the sixth wicket for India against New Zealand, Dhoni figures in three - one each with Dravid, Pujara and Tendulkar.
# India (438) have posted their second highest total at Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, Uppal. In the 2010-11 Hyderabad Test, India had made 472 against New Zealand.
# Zaheer Khan's tally of five ducks is the most in India-New Zealand Tests. With his 26th duck in Tests, he has extended his Indian record in Tests.