OPINION: Both have topped 5000 test runs but who can maintain it longer?
The five things Aussies did not need to see or hear as they lost to India largely centre on one man.
OPINION: Jeet Raval vies with Kane Williamson for Black Caps test series MVP.
OPINION: Aaron Smith is coming back to form and New Zealand should celebrate, writes Paul Cully.
OPINION: Australia surpassed themselves but India surpassed Australia, writes Greg Baum.
OPINION: Coach Anthony Hudson has four key personnel decisions to make ahead of the Confederations Cup.
COLUMN: The top of the south club rugby season looks to be another cracker, writes Tasman Makos team manager Martyn Vercoe.
OPINION: It's all been downhill for Australia in India since stealing victory in the first test. Surely hope is lost.
OPINION: If you don't love the scrummage, then you don't love rugby.
OPINION: Derogatory term has no place in cricket, writes Andrew Wu.
OPINION: The Warriors didn't have the personnel or strength to stand up to the Dragons in Sydney.
OPINION: New stats show ballroom dancing is as popular as rugby in Australia. That should worry Kiwis, writes Marc Hinton.
OPINION: Here's a news flash for hidebound snobs who are offended by the fact money is now a part of rugby.
OPINION: If they're good enough it doesn't matter who your son plays for.
OPINION: Rugby appears incapable of tackling head injuries by itself, writes Mark Reason.
OPINION: All Blacks coach Steve Hansen is likely to stick with the tried and tested to face the Lions.
OPINION: Culling an Australian team from Super Rugby is the only real option for Sanzaar.
From Jordie Barrett to the Welly Sevens, rugby writer Marc Hinton gets to grips with the big issues in NZ.
OPINION: Blackmail is apparently the No.1 growth industry in rugby league.
OPINION: Should Kane Williamson captain the NZ cricket team in all three formats? Clay Wilson and Liam Hyslop debate.
OPINION: Woods' Masters book is a vivid reminder of what we've been missing, writes James Corrigan.
Opinion: Jason Taumalolo's 10-year deal is an immense gamble, with plenty of risks.
OPINION: NRL pandering to the "bad look" brigade of armchair critics making uneducated calls on concussion.
OPINION: Warren Gatland's Lions will play but not until they win the gainline, writes Paul Cully.
OPINION: Months of All Blacks noise at an end as the outsmarted England coach prepares to face the fire.
Taumalolo would be a dream buy but Warriors need short-terms answers upfront.
OPINION: Proposed November tie a squalid squabble over cash between morally bankrupt countries.
OPINION: 24-year-old cricketer is down the international pecking order despite an outstanding domestic record.
OPINION: Action needed after a NRL player concussed twice in the same game, Peter FitzSimons writes.
OPINION: If NZ Cricket doesn't act soon, Kane Williamson and Mike Hesson will be broken men.