Steve Smith, David Warner yes. But Adam Voges? New Zealand
knew the threat posed by Austalia's cricket captain and
hard-charging opener ahead of their return tour.
New test batsman Henry Nicholls reckons New Zealand don't
need to change much in terms of preparation and mindset ahead
of a second test they must win against Australia starting in
The curtain will come down on Brendon McCullum's
international playing career in Christchurch after this test.
Sports Editor Steve Hepburn looks at the qualities which has
made the man from Waterloo St something special.
Put a ring around it. When New Zealand captain Brendon
McCullum farewells test cricket at Hagley Oval this week,
Mitchell Marsh will probably claim his wicket.
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