Taylor and Ryder set a NZ record for the fourth wicket

Ross Taylor and Jesse Ryder set a New Zealand record for the fourth wicket when they added 271 against India in the second test at McLean Park in Napier.

It was the fourth time a New Zealand pair have passed the 200 run mark for the fourth wicket.

271 Ross Taylor and Jesse Ryder v India, Napier, 2009
243 Matt Horne and Nathan Astle v Zimbabwe, Auckland, 1998
240 Stephen Fleming and Craig McMillan v Sri Lanka, Colombo, 1998
229 Bevan Congdon and Brian Hastings v Australia, Wellington, 1974

It is also a record partnership for any wicket by a New Zealand pair against India.

271 - Ross Taylor and Jesse Ryder, (4th wicket), Napier, 2009
231 - Mark Richardson and Lou Vincent, (1st wicket), Mohali, 2003
222* - John Reid and Burt Sutcliffe, (3rd wicket), Delhi, 1955
186 - Jesse Ryder and Daniel Vettori, (7th wicket),Hamilton, 2009

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