New Zealand's dismal batting slump

Vettori's side have lost 11 of their last 15 Tests against opposition than Bangladesh, and the reason for that has primarily been their hopeless batting

Downsides of the warm-up

Australia's low-key series win over New Zealand did not deliver all the solutions ahead of the South Africa title fight

The enemy within

New Zealand cricket has been reduced to its present low state chiefly by a lack of cohesion

Australia v New Zealand, 2nd Test, Adelaide, 4th day

The perfect No. 11

There are No.11s who have been known for their incompetence with the bat, but Chris Martin's lack of skill is legendary

Australia v New Zealand, 2nd Test, Adelaide, 4th day

Lee regains his spark

An in-form Lee is essential for Australia to succeed in their contests against South Africa and England in the next nine months and his average of two wickets per Test in India was a worrying return