Kiwi batsman Ross Taylor has broken all sorts of records during his astonishing innings of 290 against Australia.
New Zealand was eventually bowled all out for 624, with a lead of 65 over Australia after the first innings.
- Ross Taylor now has the third highest Test score by a New Zealand batsman in history
- Taylor now has the record for the highest score by an overseas batsman in Australia, passing England's Tip Foster (287) in Sydney in 1903
- Taylor broke the record for the highest Test score by a Kiwi batsman overseas, breaking Stephen Fleming's 274 against Sri Lanka in Colombo
- He now has the record for the highest score for a New Zealander against Australia, breaking Martin crow's record of 188 at Brisbane in 1985
- Taylor now has the record for the most fours hit in a Test innings by a Kiwi batsman, hitting 43 boundaries
- He has the highest score in Test matches between Australia and New Zealand, surpassing Dave Warner's 253
- Taylor's 209 runs scored on day three is the second most runs scored by a New Zealand batsman in a single day of Test cricket
- Taylor's partnership with Kane Williamson (265) was the highest partnership by a Black caps pair in Australia
- New Zealand's total of 624 is now the highest ever score in a Test match between Australia and New Zealand, surpassing Australia's 6-607 dec at Brisbane in 1993
- It is just the fifth Test in which two 265+ run partnerships have been scored. All five Tests have occurred in the past 10 years
- Taylor's 290 is the sixth double-century at the WACA and the first by a non-Australian
- Australia and New Zealand's combined total (AUS 559, NZ 624) is now the most first innings runs scored in a Test in Australia, passing the 1179 scored by Australia and India at Sydney in 2004