Mitchell Starc expected Steve Smith to hang onto his incredible one-hand catch that removed Kane Williamson in Perth.
New Zealand will start day three of the first Test at Perth Stadium in the mire after Mitchell Starc claimed four wickets.
The first Test in Pakistan for a decade is surely destined for a draw after only a short period of play was possible on Friday.
New Zealand paceman Lockie Ferguson will not bowl for the rest of the first Test against Australia.
The in-form Marnus Labuschagne says having faith in his methods and ability has enabled him to pile on the runs.
Lockie Ferguson was sent for a scan on his injured calf after pulling up during the opening day of the series opener against Australia.
Australia have a decent platform to build from on day two against New Zealand after the in-form Marnus Labuschagne produced once again.
Sri Lanka moved on to 263-6 in their first innings after only 18.2 overs of play on day two of their Test in Pakistan was possible.
Moeen Ali was not picked for the series in South Africa, the all-rounder not ready to make his return to the England Test set-up.
Former South Africa captain Graeme Smith has agreed to take over as Cricket South Africa director of cricket on a short-term basis.