The Otago Sparks' one-day title defence is on the rocks
following four consecutive defeats.
The Otago Sparks have discovered winning the one-day trophy
could prove a lot easier than defending it.
Otago Sparks batsman Caitlin Blakely's heart sank when her
captain, Suzie Bates, was bowled for 99.
Perhaps it is just as well Katey Martin was unaware exactly
how close she was to posting her maiden hundred during a
one-day game last week.
The Otago Sparks' wet weekend in Lincoln was a mixed success.
Heavy rain in Dunedin yesterday has made it difficult for
Otago Sparks to make the women's one-day cricket final
If Suzie Bates had a lucky pair of batting gloves, they would
have to be under lock and key until game day.
If anyone deserves a century in their 100th game, it is Katey
Some days, Suzie Bates must just wake up and decide she is
going to dominate.
Polly Inglis seems destined to shine on the sporting stage -
but whether it is in cricket, hockey or football is not yet
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