Brendon McCullum doesn't usually play support, but with Gayle in such destructive form, he obliged.
Professor Peter O'Connor says national standards "narrowed the curriculum".
The former heavyweight champion was charged for using a banned steriod which he said came from eating uncastrated wild boar.
Education Minister Chris Hipkins says reading and maths skills have fallen since they were introduced, but National says confusion will reign.
Rachel Buck has established a P Pull support centre in Palmerston North with two of her friends.