Originally Posted by Blaze
Higher winning percentage last year?
Umm... until New Zealand prove they can beat Australia they haven't shown themselves to be a better side. Australia played a 5 match ODI series in Sri Lanka last year, which is about as tough as it gets, and lost two matches there. The fact that New Zealand lost less matches against different opposition is not a valid point of comparison. In 2003 Pakistan had a higher test winning percentage than Australia as well, it didn't make them a better side.