New Zealand players attend a training session in Perth on Tuesday.
Steve Smith hit an attractive unbeaten 89 but David Warner was out for a duck as Australia made 277 for six against a New Zealand XI in a World Cup warm-up on Wednesday.
A sun-drenched day and baking hot temperatures made batting first in the day/night fixture an understandable decision.
Emerging Australian batsman Marnus Labuschagne on Thursday posted his third successive Test century to frustrate a resilient New Zealand attack on the opening day
Worknesh Degefa made it a Dubai double with victory in the 2020 Standard Chartered Dubai Marathon on Friday as debutant Olika Adugna won a dramatic sprint
Tiger Woods, seeking an unprecedented 83rd career US PGA Tour victory, fired a three-under par 69 that left him three off the first-round lead shared by Sebastian
RB Leipzig coach Julian Nagelsmann is trying to ensure the Bundesliga leaders stay alert at Eintracht Frankfurt this weekend amid an intensifying title race by organising a sleep seminar.