Some of us have been Black Caps supporters for too long to make really lengthy predictions, but it seems safe to say that Brendan McCullum came of age at the Basin Reserve. It wasn't some much what he did that impressed but the way he did it. There were times when he seemed as intense as a Steve Waugh - now that is a core you can build around.
Over two thousand posts and not a single conviction!
Most cricket blogs are about the banter. This one aims to be brief on comment but strong on images. The images are sourced from many places and are subject to a tweak or two by Photoshop. If there is one you like feel free to click, enlarge and print.