Lockie Ferguson complained about a sore throat after the first ODI.
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Ferguson, who returned to international cricket after a lengthy injury layoff, complained of a sore throat at the end of the first ODI at the SCG.
The 28-year-old scalped two wickets in his spell in the first ODI and scalped the prized wickets of David Warner and Marnus Labuschagne.
Ferguson has played only one List A match after his calf injury during the Perth Test in December.
New Zealand have won just one Test in Australia since 1985-86.
The 28-year-old pacer has donned the New Zeland jersey in 36 ODIs and eight T20Is.
The debutant fast bowler could have had his first wicket in Tests had Tom Latham not dropped Steve Smith in a second slip just before tea.
1st Test between New Zealand and Australia will begin from December 12.
The first Test will be played in Mount Maunganui before the action moves to Hamilton for the second Test.