Australia vs New Zealand: Kane Williamson says Kiwis need to be better in all departments after horrendous display in Boxing Day Test
Former players and pundits, including his predecessor as skipper Brendon McCullum, have lined up to criticise Williamson for his captaincy and decision-making.
Australia vs New Zealand: Tim Paine expresses frustration over Decision Review System after controversial dismissal in second Test
Paine said he was angry that the original decision of not out had been overturned after third umpire Aleem Dar ruled following a video review that the ball had struck the pad in line with the stumps.
Australia vs New Zealand: Travis Head's century powers hosts to first innings total of 467; Kiwis lose two wickets in reply
Travis Head signalled his coming of age as a Test batsman by scoring a crucial century in Australia’s first innings of 467 before New Zealand lost two wickets late on the second day of the second Test.
Australia vs New Zealand: Pacer Michael Neser likely to make his Test debut as hosts consider five-bowler attack for Boxing Day Test
Queensland quick Michael Neser looks set to make his Test debut against New Zealand with Australia considering an unconventional five-man attack for the Boxing Day Test at the Melbourne Cricket Ground.
Australia vs New Zealand: Tim Southee says Boxing Day Test will be special as a lot of Kiwi greats haven't had chance to play it for 30-odd years
It's been a long time between Boxing Day Tests for New Zealand, Australia's closest cricketing neighbour.
Australia vs New Zealand: Speedster Trent Boult will play second Test, confirms skipper Kane Williamson
Australia had defeated New Zealand in the first Test of the series and as a result, moved to the second spot in the ICC World Test Championship standings.
Australia vs New Zealand: Coach Justin Langer brushes off David Warner's injury concerns, says batsman is raring to go for Boxing Day Test
Australia coach Justin Langer brushed off opener David Warner's injury concerns and said that the batsman is raring to go for the upcoming Boxing Day Test against New Zealand.