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Otago Volts players (from second left) Neil Broom, Hamish Rutherford and captain Nathan McCullum leave the field after umpires Chris Brown (left) and Tim Parlane called off the Ford Trophy one-day preliminary final at Hagley Oval yesterday, handing Canterbury a place in Saturday’s final. PHOTO: JOSEPH JOHNSON/PHOTOSPORT

Cricket: Rain puts paid to Otago’s chances

For about 90 minutes, it looked as though Otago might get an opportunity to fight for a spot in the final.

Cricket: Finals venue, timing of T20 contest questioned

Cricket: Finals venue, timing of T20 contest questioned

Otago Cricket boss Mike Coggan is questioning the playing of the final of the twenty20 competition in New Plymouth and asks why matches are being played before Christmas.

Cricket: Windies embrace underdog tag

Cricket: Windies embrace underdog tag

West Indies quick Kemar Roach says his wounded side are relishing the underdog tag ahead of this week's first test against Australia in Hobart.

Cricket: SA fighting to save test

South Africa resorted to dogged stonewalling in their pursuit of an improbable 481-run victory target after Ajinkya Rahane stroked his second century of the match to tighten India's grip on the fourth and final test.

Cricket: Walsh questions Aussie pace policy

Even West Indies fast bowling great Courtney Walsh has been left scratching his head over Australia's new pace obsession.

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