149 Previous highest score for Smith in ODIs, scored against India earlier this year against India, in Perth. That was the highest score for an Australian captain in ODIs at home. ONE Number of higher scores than Smith's 164 by captains against New Zealand.
Sachin Tendulkar scored 186 not out in Hyderabad in 1999-00. Overall, Smith's innings is the fourth highest against New Zealand and second highest for Australia against New Zealand, after Matthew Hayden's 181 not out. Smith's previous highest ODI score was 149 against India at the WACA in January this year.