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The DRS debate: Nathan Lyon was controversially given not out

New Zealand in Australia 2015-16

Pink cherry on Nathan Lyon's bat

Nathan Lyon has revealed the Hot spot viewed by television viewers around the world was mirrored by a bright pink cherry on the edge of his bat, further heightening the sense of disbelief that surrounded his DRS reprieve

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The DRS debate: Nathan Lyon was controversially given not out

New Zealand in Australia 2015-16

ICC admits Llong's DRS error

The ICC has admitted that third umpire Nigel Llong made "an incorrect judgement" while deciding on New Zealand's review of the appeal for catch against Nathan Lyon

Melinda Farrell and Daniel Brettig

Nathan Lyon was walking off the field while the third umpire deliberated over the appeal for catch

NZ in Australia 2015-16

Did Lyon decision contravene ICC directive for DRS?

Nathan Lyon's reprieve during the Adelaide Test appears to have been in direct contravention of the ICC's directives for umpires using the DRS

Melinda Farrell

Mitchell Starc grimaces after hurting his ankle again

New Zealand in Australia 2015-16

Starc to delay surgery to play World T20

Mitchell Starc will delay surgery on his troublesome ankle in a bid to play in both the two-match Test series against New Zealand in February and the World T20 in March

Melinda Farrell in Adelaide

Brendon McCullum cleans up in the field

Australia v New Zealand, 3rd Test, Adelaide, 3rd day

Playing the blame game not our mentality - McCullum

Brendon McCullum offered no excuses for his side's loss in Adelaide despite being at the receiving end of a contentious call involving Nathan Lyon. Instead, he chose to harp on the positives

In the spotlight: The first day of day-night Test cricket had over 47,000 fans in attendance

Australia v New Zealand, 3rd Test, Adelaide, 3rd day

Day-night Tests 'here to stay' - McCullum

New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum has declared day-night Test cricket "here to stay" after the conclusion of the inaugural floodlit match at Adelaide Oval, a popular success despite its three-day running time

Melinda Farrell in Adelaide

Grant Baldwin, Australia's massage therapist, took the field for Mitchell Starc

Australia v New Zealand, 3rd Test, Adelaide, 2nd day

Massage therapist Baldwin steps in for injured Starc

Australia's decision to hand sub fielding duties to Grant Baldwin, the team's massage therapist, has been a subject of criticism over the past two days

Brendon McCullum ran out Shaun Marsh with a direct hit

Australia v New Zealand, 3rd Test, Adelaide, 2nd day

New Zealand lead by 94 as wickets tumble

Peter Nevill and the tail helped Australia unexpectedly gain a first-innings lead on the second day in Adelaide, but a controversial umpiring decision played arguably the biggest role in denying New Zealand the advantage