Andrew McLean

John Bracewell's dual role as chief selector and coach

Wielding the selection power

John Bracewell's approach to selection is similar to that of John Mitchell

New Zealand v Sri Lanka, 2nd ODI, Christchurch

Bags more common sense needed

Andrew McLean gives a fan's eye view of the bag checks issue at Christchurch and suggests how to improve matters

New Zealand in South Africa, 2005-06

The case for Cairns

For 15 years a fit Chris Cairns has been a permanent fixture in New Zealand cricket teams. Until this week that is

New Zealand in Zimbabwe 2005

Easy series but several questions remain

Andrew McLean explains what New Zealand might have learnt after crushing Zimbabwe in the Test series

Zimbabwe v New Zealand, 1st Test, Harare

Kiwi media dons the tin helmets

When New Zealand travelled to Bangladesh last year, just two home journalists made the trip to cover the tour. Despite Zimbabwe being just one place higher than Bangladesh in the ICC Test Championship and it being a considerably more expensive place to to

New Zealand in Zimbabwe 2005

Easy tour, but tough selection battles

Four NZ players returning from injury and pushing for selection can be forgiven for feeling a tad nervous

ICC Trophy, Ireland, 2005

Bermuda battle back against UAE

Bermuda battled back against UAE to clinch a 30-run win

Canada v Namibia, Group A, Round One

International affair in Ireland

Canada and Namibia played out a thrilling match at the start of the ICC Trophy

The Zimbabwe crisis

What about the players?

New Zealand's Minister of Foreign Affairs, Phil Goff, has joined the morality brigade seeking to put paid to New Zealand's August tour of Zimbabwe