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'It's about passion, not fashion'
'It's about passion, not fashion'

Do pink and beige clash, wonder the Beige Brigade, while planning their accessories for the first day/night Test. Also: Rosco goes to Disney World

New Zealand's most bizarre bowling attack
New Zealand's most bizarre bowling attack

The Beige Brigade try not to talk too much about the ODI series defeat in England, and discuss Brendon McCullum's ODI future

'Worst possible week to suggest dropping a Test for more ODIs'
'Worst possible week to suggest dropping a Test for more ODIs'

Following the Leeds fightback, the Beige Brigade discuss the summer plan for Chappell-Hadlee ODIs, and wonder how long New Zealand's great form will last

'New Zealand have got more keepers than bowlers'
'New Zealand have got more keepers than bowlers'

The gang marvels at New Zealand's surplus of quality wicketkeepers, wonders what would have been had Ben Stokes played for them too, and digs up some crazy World Cup stats

'It's New Zealand v Jimmy Anderson'
'It's New Zealand v Jimmy Anderson'

The boys get excited about the fast-approaching Lord's Test, and rack their brains over what England's new bowler is called

'Charging the first three balls in the final is not proper cricket'
'Charging the first three balls in the final is not proper cricket'

The boys wonder how New Zealand let it slip in the World Cup final and compare Kane Williamson to Martin Crowe

Flying with Baz, Ronchi and Elliott
Flying with Baz, Ronchi and Elliott

The Beige Brigade discuss McCullum's frailties against spin, the road to Melbourne, and remember classic catches

'NZ crowds are getting behind every single ball'
'NZ crowds are getting behind every single ball'

The Beige Brigade gasp at the home support, discuss Shapoor Zadran, the Eden Park collapse and technically ugly players

'The New Zealand stadiums have nailed it'
'The New Zealand stadiums have nailed it'

The Beige Brigade dislike comparisons being made to the Australian "colosseums", discuss the best batting and bowling performances against New Zealand, and celebrate 200 episodes

Nothing volatile about this NZ dressing room
Nothing volatile about this NZ dressing room

The Beige Brigade compare the 2011 and 2007 squads, discuss New Zealand's team unity and Phil Tufnell's personal life

New Zealand not David Warnering yet
New Zealand not David Warnering yet

The boys talk about how the team's deliberately not talking themselves up ahead of the World Cup, and discuss the bowlers and one-handed crowd catches

New Zealand's problem of plenty, and Clarke v Warner
New Zealand's problem of plenty, and Clarke v Warner

The boys feel smug about how good New Zealand are looking before the World Cup, and discuss their dislike for certain Australian players

'Once every 20 years New Zealand fans will fill the MCG'
'Once every 20 years New Zealand fans will fill the MCG'

The boys discuss the World Cup squad, the three Tests against Australia at the end of the year, and Tim Southee's sixiness

NZ memorabilia, and the Hadlee boardgame
NZ memorabilia, and the Hadlee boardgame

The boys come to you from the NZ Cricket museum archive room at the Basin, where they find some very cool items to play with

Could McCullum win the Nobel Peace Prize?
Could McCullum win the Nobel Peace Prize?

The boys discuss McCullum's sixes, the delightful Hagley Oval, and Mark Vermeulen

New Zealand's fast men are fired up
New Zealand's fast men are fired up

The boys discuss the Pakistan ODIs, Brett Lee's foray into rom-com acting, and if there's any hope for Jesse Ryder

How does John Key feel about McCullum being named New Zealander of the Year?
How does John Key feel about McCullum being named New Zealander of the Year?

Triple-hundreds trump landslide election wins. Also: the Adelaide Test, the NZ squad for the World Cup, the Box Cricket League and more

The Daniel Vettori good-luck charm
The Daniel Vettori good-luck charm

The boys talk about the memorable victory in Sharjah, the Adelaide Test, and the cricket rugby league XIII

Have New Zealand ever had a better middle order?
Have New Zealand ever had a better middle order?

The boys pay tribute to Phillip Hughes, discuss NZ's Test form, Tim Zoehrer's book and pull out some cricket-wedding trivia

New 'dark horses' Zealand
New 'dark horses' Zealand

The boys mull over a PR conspiracy, Rohit Sharma's mind-boggling double-ton, Chris Cairns, Mark Priest from Greymouth, and the good and bad of cricketing blokes