Umpire Richard Illingworth produced another incorrect no-ball call on day three of the first test.
New Zealand lost regular wickets and require some remarkable batting to stave off defeat to Australia.
A Robbie O'Donnell century had helped propel the Auckland Aces into a dominant position against the Wellington Firebirds.
Richard Illingworth's no-ball error evoked fresh memories of Nigel Llong for the luckless Black Caps.
Daniel Flynn and Daryl Mitchell helped the Northern Knights gain a slight upper hand.
It was a fire that was beamed around the world, including to the local fire station.
It was the Amy Satterthwaite show as the Canterbury Magicians gave the national T20 final a decent shake at Rangiora.
Big blow for NZ's hopes as Brendon McCullum dismissed right on third day stumps.
Chris Gayle has pulled out his infamous line once again.
Wellington Blaze went down to defending champions Auckland Hearts in the women's domestic one-day final, and it wasn't down in a blaze of glory with five batswomen failing to score.
The first one was bad enough, now umpire Richard Illingworth has had another no-ball blunder in Wellington.
Australian tailender cops a nasty whack on the head as his team's first innings at the Basin Reserve stretched into a third day.
Two years ago a ground rose to Brendon McCullum, and on Friday they did it again.
Peter Fulton and Brad Wilson have both fallen short of centuries in round five of the Plunket Shield domestic four-day cricket series.
Big centuries from Adam Voges and Usman Khawaja left the Black Caps with a familiar salvage job.
After suffering a 10cm tear in his side on January 22, Ross Taylor hopes to be considered for the second test.
The no-ball blunder that cost the Black Caps a valuable wicket has highlighted a vexing problem.
New Zealand need Basin Reserve history to repeat to claw this test back from Australia.
Pakistani umpire Asad Rauf handed a five-year ban by the BCCI over involvement in illegal betting scandal.
Mark Craig says he owes his team-mates 50 runs after costly drop, despite a good day with the bat.
Australia get the rub of the replay green at the Basin Reserve.
OPINION: Australians need to celebrate Usman Khawaja.
Steve Smith rode his luck as he and Usman Khawaja helped Australia take control of the first test.
The Central Hinds of today are vastly different from the last team that was in a final.
The Canterbury Magicians have streamed through the domestic Twenty20 season unbeaten. They will meet CD in the final.
Buller's grip on the Hawke Cup is loosened as North Otago rout holders for 60
Australia finish the day on 144/3, trailing NZ by just 36 runs.
Ex-South African under-19 captain Chad Bowes and Michael Davidson named in Canterbury cricket team.
Cricket side all out without scoring in 20 balls, but they aren't the first team to not register a total.
Trent Boult's six-hitting exploits ended at the hands of a super catch from Usman Khawaja.