Australia defeated New Zealand at the Sydney Cricket
Ground, and have now won 40, and lost 18 with 4 No Results in the 62 matches against
New Zealand in Australia, see Australia v New Zealand, and won 14, lost 6, with 2
No Results against New Zealand at the Sydney Cricket Club. See Australia v New Zealand at Sydney
Cricket Ground. Australia in the last 2 years since the beginning of 2014, have won 24,
lost 3, and drawn 1, of the 28 matches played at home. See Australia from 2014 to 2016.
Steven Smith scored 164 runs from 157 balls in the match, which
was his seventh century, first against New Zealand, see Performances by Opponent at All Grounds, fifth in Australia, and
the second at the Sydney Cricket Ground. See Performances in Australia.The innings was
the highest score recorded at the Sydney Cricket Ground, see Players Scoring Centuries at the Sydney Cricket Ground - (ODI
Cricket), and was the equal highest score recorded by an Australian captain. See Captains
Scoring 100 for Australia. Also, the innings took his aggregate to 1,082 runs in the
2016 calendar year, see Players
Scoring Most Runs in Year 2016, which was the first time that he has scored over
1,000 runs in a calendar year. See Performance Analysis by Year. Overall, Steve Smith has now scored
2,808 runs at an average of 43.20. See Australian Players Scoring 2000 Career Runs.
Martin Guptill scored 114 runs from 102 balls in the match, which
was his eleventh century, first against Australia, see Performances by Opponent at All Grounds, and was the second
century scored by a New Zealand player at the Sydney Cricket Ground.
See New Zealand Players Scoring Centuries at the Sydney
Cricket Ground - (ODI Cricket). The innings took his aggregate to 5,069 runs, and he
became the fifth New Zealand player to reach the 5,000 runs milestone. See New Zealand Players Scoring 5000 Career Runs.