Rubbished as the weakest Australian cricket team to tour India, Steve Smith's men could start a new era with a victory.
Former Black Cap serves up a reminder of his class as Central Stags score an upset win over Canterbury.
The absence of two key bowlers has hampered New Zealand's push to level the test series.
The quick-bowling allrounder was found not guilty of rape in court last month.
More action for the spin bowlers is predicted from South African skipper Faf du Plessis.
Spin twins recall beating the Australians 50 years ago.
Top fast bowler Trent Boult is out of the third test, with Scott Kuggeleijn into the squad.
India fly in cover for skipper as he struggles to recover from shoulder injury.
Auckland stay in contention for Plunket Shield with big win.
Canterbury looking to set Central a final day target.
New Zealand will be without key bowler Tim Southee for the final test in Hamilton.
A key performer in the second test win for South Africa may not play in Hamilton.
"It was probably one of the best test wins I've ever been involved in."
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India captain backs himself to find form in final test beginning on Saturday.
Will Young hits his second century in as many games as Central Districts fight hard against Canterbury.
Faf du Plessis had been predicting a 'dustbowl' for the third test in Hamilton, but that's not going to be the case.
Where there's a Will, there's a way for Stags.
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The Black Caps keeper has plenty of grit and determination. It's time for his team-mates to follow suit.