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Brendon McCullum was trapped lbw by Mitchell Marsh for 10

New Zealand v Australia, 1st Test, Wellington, 3rd day

Basin Reserve record gives New Zealand glimmer

New Zealand have had to adopt a philosophical approach in this Test as Adam Voges piled up 239 after wrongly being given not out on 7, and that approach will have to extend into day four as they fight to save the match

Usman Khawaja is elated after scoring his first overseas Test century

New Zealand v Australia, 1st Test, Wellington, 2nd day

Lehmann's backing gave me confidence - Khawaja

Usman Khawaja, who scored his fourth first-innings ton on the trot in Wellington, has said that a reassuring chat with Australia coach Darren Lehmann helped him settle down and not worry about his spot in the side

Adam Voges plays a pleasing drive during his century

New Zealand v Australia, 1st Test, Wellington, 2nd day

Discipline powers Voges' extraordinary run

A batsman is doing well if he ever breaks a record set by either Don Bradman or Sachin Tendulkar in his entire career; Adam Voges squeezed them both into a single day

Josh Hazlewood made it count with the new ball

New Zealand v Australia, 1st Test, Wellington, 1st day

Second-innings wickets will be 'tougher to get' - Hazlewood

New Zealand were bowled out cheaply in their first innings for the third time in successive Wellington Tests, but Australia will be wary that they recovered to draw and win on the last two occasions

A screengrab of a Doug Bracewell delivery that bowled Adam Voges but was ruled a no-ball

New Zealand v Australia, 1st Test, Wellington, 1st day

Should the TV umpire adjudicate no-balls?

In an era where technology aids better decision-making, the third umpire deciding on no-balls could remove the existing margin of error

Brendon McCullum made 195 off 134 balls

New Zealand v Australia, 1st Test, Wellington

'The last 15-20 Tests an incredible part of my life'

Brendon McCullum will achieve something unique when he steps on to the Basin Reserve on Friday: reaching 100 Tests without missing a single match

Steven Smith, Nathan Lyon and David Warner examine the pitch

New Zealand v Australia, 1st Test, Wellington

Green Basin Reserve pitch central to captains' planning

A surface that quite green in the lead up to the Test, combined with the knowledge that the track generally flattens out, meant Brendon McCullum had no hesitation in saying: "Both teams will want to bowl if they win the toss"

David Warner waits for his team-mates for the team photo

Australia in New Zealand 2015-16

A brief neighbourly visit

Dialogue from a one-way conversation that may or may not have happened

Jackson Bird bowls in the nets

New Zealand v Australia, 1st Test, Wellington

Bird to play ahead of Pattinson

Jackson Bird will play his first Test since the 2013 Ashes tour after he was given the nod ahead of James Pattinson for the first Test against New Zealand