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, play 12:13
Pink cynics

Zaltzman and Kimber put in their pitch for an IPL franchise, show what Nigel Llong sees, and discuss the latest in cricket

, play 03:23
Rogers: Best day of cricket this season

Chris Rogers joins Melinda Farrell to talk about the pink ball experiment and his former team-mate Peter Siddle

, play 03:24
Brearley: New innovations will help Test cricket

Mike Brearley talks to Melinda Farrell about the ongoing day-night Test and the use of the pink ball

  • South Africa reluctant to play day-night Test

    Cricket Australia is expected to announce the schedule for next summer's home international matches on Wednesday, despite an ongoing reluctance from South Africa's cricketers to play in a day-nig

  • Anatomy of the Lyon howler

    A behind-the-scenes look at one of the more controversial DRS calls of recent times underlines the need for umpires to work closely with the providers of the technology involved

  • Cricket and the curse of conservatism

    The recent day-night Test was greeted with suspicion - notably (and absurdly) by the statistically minded

  • Pink-ball cricket: pretty as a picture

    The Test at Adelaide Oval was an aesthetic delight, and it put bums on seats too

  • ICC admits Llong's DRS error

    The ICC has admitted that third umpire Nigel Llong made "an incorrect judgement" while deciding on New Zealand's review of the appeal for catch against Nathan Lyon

Rare series defeat for NZ

7

Consecutive series New Zealand had not lost before this one; their last series defeat was in 2013, in England (2-0)

Tough for batsmen

66

The top score in this Test, the lowest ever in a Test in Adelaide. The previous lowest was 67, in an Aus-WI Test in 1951-52

Where are the hundreds?

1993

The last time there was no hundred in an Adelaide Test, when WI played Aus. There were 6 last year, in the Ind-Aus Test

Warner's bumper series

592

David Warner's series aggregate, the fourth-highest in a series of three of fewer Tests, after Gooch, Lara and Yousuf

Can NZ repeat Hobart?

1

Number of times New Zealand have dismissed Australia in the fourth innings to win a Test - in Hobart, in 2011

An unusual Adelaide Test

21.13

Average runs per wicket in this Test, at the end of the third innings. Only two Tests in Adelaide have had a lower average

Hot Hazlewood

2

Number of times Josh Hazlewood has taken five or more wickets in six home Tests. His best before today was 5 for 68

A rare rearguard

1

No of times before when 9th and 10th wkts have wiped out a bigger 1st-inn deficit from a score of <150. Aus at Trent Bridge, 2013.

Best stand

29

The previous highest stand for Australia in this inns - between Smith and Neville. This stand between Neville and Lyon is the best.

Australia in trouble

2010

Last time Aus lost six-plus wkts for fewer runs in a session at home. They lost 6 for 40 on the 1st day of the Boxing Day Test.