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Usman Khawaja at Oriental Bay

New Zealand v Australia, 1st Test, Wellington

Uncertainty for both sides at Basin Reserve

Australia's batsmen will be tested by New Zealand's bowlers and will have to successfully negotiate any swing on offer if they are to spoil Brendon McCullum's farewell party

Peter Nevill during a training session ahead of the second Test

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Australia selectors build a squad from hunches

Rod Marsh and his panel have reasons for picking Peter Nevill, Adam Zampa, and Ashton Agar for the World T20, but they are less about performances than impressions

Mitchell Marsh's dismissal sparked some controversy

New Zealand v Australia, 3rd ODI, Hamilton

Marsh decision 'handled pretty poorly' - Smith

Australia's captain Steven Smith has levelled heavy criticism about how Mitchell Marsh came to be given out at a pivotal moment of the deciding Chappell-Hadlee Trophy match in Hamilton

Brendon McCullum leads his side off the field after winning his final ODI

New Zealand v Australia, 3rd ODI, Hamilton

New Zealand defend 246 on McCullum's ODI farewell

Brendon McCullum's team-mates honoured him with a rousing defence of 246 at Seddon Park, ensuring their captain retired from ODI matches with the trophy in his keeping

Mitchell Marsh and John Hastings embrace after Australia's win

New Zealand v Australia, 2nd ODI, Wellington

Mitchell Marsh cashes in for club, then country

Mitchell Marsh knew he was an IPL millionaire before he went out to bat in Wellington, but his match-winning fifty against New Zealand to keep the series alive brought him more joy

David Warner and Usman Khawaja compiled 122

New Zealand v Australia, 2nd ODI, Wellington

Warner, Marsh ace Australia's 282 chase

Mitchell Marsh and John Hastings kept their heads after others before them had lost their own to wrestle Australia back into the Chappell-Hadlee series with a four-wicket victory over New Zealand in Wellington

Usman Khawaja celebrates his second century of this season's BBL

Australia in New Zealand 2016

Khawaja out to correct modest ODI record

Usman Khawaja will be looking to improve his ODI record and continue his rich vein of form in the series against New Zealand

Usman Khawaja carried the drinks

New Zealand v Australia, 2nd ODI, Wellington

Australia seek response after poor start

ESPNcricinfo's preview of the second ODI between New Zealand and Australia in Auckland