By Niall Anderson in Nottingham

"Absolutely shocking together, these two," exclaimed Brendon McCullum, as Kane Williamson and Ross Taylor survived a major runout scare in the Black Caps' World Cup win over Bangladesh.

"They're just dreadful when they run together," chipped in Mike Hesson, after it was deemed that Bangladesh wicketkeeper Mushfiqur Rahim had knocked the bails off before the ball had arrived, gifting Williamson a significant let-off.

Surprisingly strong – and refreshingly honest - comments considering McCullum and Hesson's long relationships with the players involved, and comments seemingly backed by evidence, especially when the duo barely avoided