After months of turmoil, a new normal appears to be on the horizon for New Zealand's sporting landscape
With a new player in the TV market, no Radio Sport and the growth of streaming media, the way that New Zealand consumes sport is likely to change
Coronavirus pandemic: In an empty stadium, Australia vs New Zealand ODI resembles match in the park on a Sunday
As the match drew on, it became clear that the crowd adds much more to the spectacle of the game on TV than I had ever realised
When a great side like the current Indian one loses away, there is always a tendency for people to say 'well they are not that great after all' but winning away in Test cricket is remarkably difficult, and any time a team does it, it should be celebrated as a genuine achievement.
India vs New Zealand: 'Domestic overhaul, standarised pitches, unique skills', how Black Caps became formidable force at home
The New Zealand way of playing does not always look threatening, but in New Zealand, it can be deadly.
India vs New Zealand: With contrasting skills on display, Trent Boult, Tim Southee add another feather in storied complementary partnership
Trent Boult and Tim Southee combine their different skills to perfectly complement each other, to great effect.
India vs New Zealand: Why Mitchell Santner’s omission from Black Caps squad for home Tests is baffling
Santner has the second best average of any New Zealand spin bowler in the country to have bowled at least 100 overs in the past 50 years. He also has the second best economy rate (minimum: 200 overs.) As a result, New Zealand have never lost a home match featuring Santner, and have only had three rain-affected draws.
India vs New Zealand: Ross Taylor goes big in an innings that may reverberate well beyond the Seddon Park fence
The effect of Ross Taylor’s continued good form has been that there is now a hero for young Pacific Island cricketers
A couple of Super Over victories would certainly help deal with BSOS (Black Caps Super Over Syndrome), that is likely to rear its ugly head once again.
Australia vs New Zealand: Kiwis' strong reputation left in tatters after being swept away by relentless hosts
Australia exposed New Zealand's weaknesses, forcing the team to head back across the Tasman with their reputation in tatters.
Australia vs New Zealand: Aussies dismantled Kiwis by wearing them down as visitors failed in adjusting to difficult conditions
Australia captain Tim Paine delivered a masterclass in captaincy. It can be easy to see an opponent being uncomfortable and get too aggressive. Instead Paine played the long game, and played it brilliantly.
Australia vs New Zealand: Hot favourites Tim Paine and Co expected to continue winning run but Kiwis not an 'average' Test side anymore
Home advantage is massive in Test cricket. However, this New Zealand side has started to show an ability to overcome adverse conditions and find a way to be successful.
New Zealand vs England: Supposedly 'meaningless' series threw up some interesting questions and equally intriguing answers
Before the coin was tossed at the start of the first match, there were a number of questions that the New Zealand vs England series was supposed to answer. It answered some but created almost as many new questions as it answered.
New Zealand vs England: Tom Latham's century re-ignites the debate if he is the best opener in the world
Latham has not only seen off the new ball well, though. He's also made the most of his opportunities once he's in. Once he has reached 30, he has gone on to score a century roughly one third of the time. He averages an extra 66.09 once he makes it to 30.
New Zealand vs England: Joe Root and Co caught in two minds as Kiwis show importance of clear thinking
New Zealand played better cricket and deserved the win. But the key difference was the decision making. The Kiwis had clear batting and bowling plans, and they were generally effective.
From being born a short trip apart in South Africa to a short trip apart in the antipodes, BJ Watling and Marnus Labuschagne share similar journey to Test success
Two players born fairly close together in one country, brought up in foreign lands and both developed the mental strength combined with technical skill to enable them to represent their adopted nations. Both scored big centuries on the same day, just a few hours travel apart.
New Zealand vs England: Two evenly-matched sides set to serve up exciting battle despite absence of World Test Championship context
These are still Test matches. New Zealand and England players will still be tested to the extreme. Winning will still require a team to play some excellent cricket, and for the fans there is plenty to look forward to.
Sri Lanka vs New Zealand: Kane Williamson and Co find right recipe for well-balanced innings victory in Colombo
At P Sara Oval, New Zealand's big names were not the ones who performed. It was not a case of Kane Williamson, Ross Taylor and Trent Boult bullying an opponent. Rather there were other flavours that came through to make the perfect recipe for victory.
England vs New Zealand, ICC Cricket World Cup final: When agony of not losing is greater than pain of losing
The joy of victory and the agony of defeat are an essential part of sport. But the agony of not losing the match is greater than the agony of losing could have ever been.
ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: New Zealand's time zone conflict, subscription rates dilute impact of Kiwi's excellent performance
The cricket World Cup final will not stop the nation like the 2011 Rugby World Cup did. But it is still a significant event, and is likely to still have an impact on New Zealand's national productivity. It is an event that has, and will, disrupt sleep and capture the attention.
India vs New Zealand, ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: How Kane Williamson’s men created pressure required to crush Indian dreams
How New Zealand won the battle of pressure to knock India out of World Cup