The player turned commentator suffered a ruptured carotid artery aneurysm.
The scene was set for a blockbuster one-dayer at Westpac Stadium, but just 15,000 people turned up.
The fearless Scots overcame a poor Wales side in Edinburgh as France fell short against Ireland.
The Brumbies have failed to break a 17-year hoodoo in Christchurch.
The victory is Wellington's first after three consecutive defeats.
The former All Black allegedly tried to buy cocaine outside a Paris nightclub.
Martin Guptill declared fit to return to the Blackcaps squad after successive hamstring injuries.
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