Martin Guptill led New Zealand to equal their six-hitting record in a tense four-run win against Australia in the second T20.
New Zealand sealed a dominant win in the opening Twenty20 of a five-match series with Australia, as Devon Conway impressed.
The likes of Jhye Richardson, Riley Meredith and Kyle Jamieson go into the T20 series on a high after landing bumper IPL deals.
There was a wave of tributes to legendary fly-half Dan Carter after the All Blacks great announced his retirement on Saturday.
Dan Carter, twice a World Cup winner and rugby union's record international points scorer, has announced his retirement.
New Zealand World Cup winner Aaron Smith says watching Antoine Dupont is helping him to improve his game.
Australia will not travel for a three-Test series against the Proteas, despite Cricket South Africa's best efforts.
Roger Tuivasa-Sheck has confirmed this year will be his last in the NRL as he eyes a place in New Zealand's 2023 Rugby World Cup squad.
New Zealand are top of the Test rankings for the first time but captain Kane Williamson still wants to see his team improve.
New Zealand became the top-ranked Test team after thrashing Pakistan.