New Zealand opener Martin Guptill says he picked up the pink ball just fine while scoring a ton, but seeing it in the field wasn't quite so easy.
NZ coach Mike Hesson says the pink ball is a game changer when it comes to tactics, noting how much it will swing under lights in the day-night Test.
Former Australian Test skipper Michael Clarke has revealed he was left out of a team meeting of senior players after the dumping of Brad Haddin in the recent Ashes.
Nathan Lyon says the pink ball will give spinners an advantage during next week's first day-night Test.
Michael Clarke has slammed former teammates Matthew Hayden and Andrew Symonds, describing their pot shots following his retirement as a "low act".
Injury-prone Victorian paceman James Pattinson says he's fit and ready to return to the Test attack in Adelaide if required.
Steve O'Keefe says his relationship with Steve Smith and Peter Nevill could be a crucial factor in the third Test against New Zealand.
Shaun Marsh deserves his chance to play Test cricket again for Australia says recent retiree Shane Watson.
Coach Darren Lehmann concedes Australia may have to rely on a couple of Big Bash League games when mulling Usman Khawaja's bid for a Boxing Day return.
Steve Smith, David Warner and Kane Williamson will all vie for top spot on the ICC's Test batting rankings when the trans-Tasman series ends in Adelaide.