Mark Richardson

Bring Rixon back

Why New Zealand could do worse than adopt a back-to-the-future approach when it comes to picking their next coach

Leather hunt ahoy

New Zealand's bowling lacks penetration, and preparing seaming wickets won't be the ticket either

Keeping the boss happy

New Zealand Cricket knows on which side their bread is buttered. Ergo, expect more favourable conditions for the Indian batsmen this time round

A few alarms but no surprises

New Zealand's showing in the ODIs against England was about par for the course for them

Goodbye to the general

He has the most Test runs of any New Zealander, but it is Stephen Fleming's contributions as a master strategist that he will be remembered for

The big squeeze

In the battle between the ICL and the ICC-BCCI, New Zealand cricket is becoming a helpless casualty, and the loss of Shane Bond is a prime example

A shortage of talent

Where have all the fast men gone?

The chief reason for New Zealand's plight in Test cricket is the lack of top-quality fast bowlers

The likeable librarian

Daniel Vettori will bring a wealth of experience and cricket sense to the New Zealand captaincy