The pair have been recognised as the country's outstanding men's and women's cricketers of the year.
Black Caps coach Gary Stead believes the coaching role with the national side does need to be split, but whether he'll be a part of it in the future is unsure.
Five of Sri Lanka's top seven batters gave up their wickets trying to attack the short ball on a day blighted by severe gusts of wind.
New Zealand well on top after enforcing follow on against Sri Lanka at the Basin Reserve.
Shades of England at the Basin Reserve a couple of weeks ago as New Zealand enforce follow on after visitors collapse.
The Black Caps are heading to the field with plenty of confidence after a fine knock from their top order
In-form Kane Williamson and out-of-form Henry Nicholls put on 186 in an unbroken third-wicket partnership which lifted New Zealand to 304-2 at lunch against Sri Lanka.
Devon Conway's half-century has helped power the Black Caps to 155 for two at the end of a weather-affected day one.
Heavy rain fell overnight in Wellington and continued through the morning, making a scheduled start at 11am impossible.
Black Caps batter Williamson isn't thinking about quitting Test cricket, saying it has a quality that the other formats of the game don't have.
The 37-year-old bowler is determined to get back in Test whites for New Zealand once he shrugs off the serious injuries he sustained against Sri Lanka.
Neil Wagner finished the match for the Black Caps alongside Kane Williamson with a torn hamstring and bulging disk in his back - and he'd do it all again.
Tom Latham will lead New Zealand in the three-match series later this month with regulars such as Kane Williamson set to play in the IPL.
Once again New Zealand's premier batsman has anchored a fourth innings run chase and once again, he’s got the Black Caps over the line.
Needing one to win off the final ball of the game, Williamson and an injured Neil Wagner scampered through for a bye.
Wagner injury weakens New Zealand's attack at Hagley Park as home side chase 257 for victory.
Bracewell has 27 Test caps for New Zealand but hasn't played in the white clothing for the national side since 2016.
Blair Tickner's three dismissals added to the impressive batting efforts of Daryl Mitchell and Matt Henry earlier in the day which gave the Black Caps an improbable lead over Sri Lanka.
More heroics from the middle order have allowed the Black Caps to hone in on Sri Lanka's first innings total with Daryl Mitchell leading the way before Matt Henry piled on.
Ashburton's Liam Fuller was the coolest man in Christchurch after his catch at Hagley Oval during the Test between New Zealand and Sri Lanka.