Adrian Seconi

Cricket: Sri Lanka takes control of warm-up

Cricket: Sri Lanka takes control of warm-up

Sri Lanka dominated the final day of its warm-up match against the Chairman's XI in Queenstown yesterday.

Cricket: Otago wins as bowlers dominate

Cricket: Otago wins as bowlers dominate

Otago survived the wobbles on day three to post a win against Canterbury in Rangiora yesterday.

Cricket: Sri Lankan batsmen find it difficult

Cricket: Sri Lankan batsmen find it difficult

Sri Lanka made an unconvincing start with the bat to its New Zealand tour, declaring at 173 for nine on the opening day of a two-day warm-up match against the Chairman's XI in Queenstown yesterday.

Cricket: Beard to work on bowling action

Cricket: Beard to work on bowling action

Otago spinner Nick Beard has withdrawn from top-level cricket to remodel his action and has probably played his last game this summer.

Cricket: Hira's maiden 100 lifts Canterbury

Left-arm spinner Roneel Hira has reinvented himself as a top-order batsman for Canterbury and posted his maiden first-class hundred yesterday.

Cricket: Great memories of World Cup

In no particular order, and with a promise many wonderful performances will be missed, cricket writer Adrian Seconi lists 10 stunning individual efforts at the Cricket World Cup.

Cricket: Good to be back in blue: McCullum

Cricket: Good to be back in blue: McCullum

Brendon McCullum does not get around to playing for Otago too often - just 19 first-class games in nearly 15 years.

Basketball: BBO gets liquidation reprieve

Basketball: BBO gets liquidation reprieve

Basketball Otago delegates have voted against a resolution to appoint a liquidator despite the organisation having debts of just under $179,000.

Cricket: NZ skipper to play rare game for Otago

Black Caps captain Brendon McCullum will make a rare appearance for Otago.

Basketball: BBO to be asked to delay liquidating

Basketball: BBO to be asked to delay liquidating

The group hoping to prevent Basketball Otago from liquidating will ask delegates to delay appointing a liquidator at tonight's special meeting.