If it looks like the Black Caps are in the throes of a test match at Old Trafford, Manchester, then give yourself a pat for belonging to the perceptive pool of cricketing minds.

New Zealand captain Kane Williamson and veteran batsman Ross Taylor show why reaching for a Twenty20 mind set will lead to a brain explosion in the first semifinal.

Fourteen balls into the first semifinal match at the ICC World Cup there would have been a collective groan from the cricket faithful at households in New Zealand.

It would have come on the heels of a