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January 8

Hey Marnus, leave something for us journalists to ask, please.

Meanwhile, everyone is very curious to know what Labuschagne is doing here.

The produce

MS Dhoni isn't in the mood to share.

What is Sunil Gavaskar doing on Twitter?

Rohan Gavaskar knows the vital questions to be asked of father Sunil Gavaskar, on commentary for the Australia-India Tests.

January 7

Kane Williamson's video game avatar

How New Zealand went to No. 1.

Young Will Pucovski with Ricky Ponting

Ricky Ponting remembers the time he came across a precociously talented pre-teen Will Pucovski batting in the nets.

More love for Pucovski.

January 6

BJ Watling gets Kane Williamson's autograph

When your team-mates fangirl over you as much as the rest of us do.

The protection

How many abdomen guards is the appropriate amount?

January 5

Kane Williamson gets a musical bat

Hmm, we're not so sure, Gray Nicolls. More like Kane Williamson will compose a hit song while breaking batting records.

The readers

Trent Boult isn't very impressed by former New Zealand captain Stephen Fleming's book. Perhaps not enough on the art of keeping your fast bowlers happy?

The Hagley Oval library appears to be full of books by former New Zealand players commentators at this Test!

The autograph

Don't have a piece of paper, a bat or a ball to get signed? Doesn't matter when you have a veritable canvas on your head.

January 4

Wasim Jaffer has still more coded tweets

Alan Turing would have thrown his hands up at this one by Wasim Jaffer.

New Zealand fans won't pass up the chance at bantz

Cricket fans in stadiums have been sorely missed. Now they're making up for lost time by showing up for one series and taking digs at teams playing another: case in point this New Zealand fan.

How quick was Ricky Ponting?

When the Punter moves, lightning stands still: old jungle saying. Gilly concurs

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