Despite the heavy focus on the pace attacks of Australia and New Zealand, it is spinner Nathan Lyon who now looms as the key difference between the teams after massively outbowling Mitchell Santner in the first Test. Australia last night completed a crushing 296-run win over the highly-rated Kiwis on the back of a nine-wicket […]
International cricket’s most beloved team New Zealand arrived on Australian shores to once again show up the home side with their effortless displays of sportsmanship, affability and completing one’s overs more or less within the scheduled time.
UPDATE: While Tim Paine opted not to review a turned down caught behind appeal that replays later showed would have been upheld, the Aussie Test captain nonetheless displayed at least some improvement with the DRS. After Paine helped get the wicket of Tom Latham when he correctly reviewed a rejected LBW appeal, a missed review […]