Last Updated: Thursday, 22 February 2007, 10:46 GMT
New Zealand - Players to watch
If ever there was a timely series, New Zealand have just played - and dominated - it.
There were doubts about the timing of the Chappell-Hadlee Trophy so soon before the World Cup, but New Zealand's 3-0 whitewash over an albeit weakened Australia, will have done wonders for their confidence.
The Black Caps reached the semi-finals in England in 1999 and won the Champions Trophy the next year, but that remains their only success at the top level.
We look at some of the players who may be able to inspire a change in that statistic.