Otago knocked off a couple of firsts yesterday.
Veteran Green Island wicketkeeper batsman Ant Harris thrashed a run-a-ball century to guide his side to an eight-wicket win at Sunnyvale on Saturday.
Matt Bacon emerged at the end of the proverbial long dark tunnel carrying a torch and shining it brightly.
The Crusaders juggernaut has notched a fourth consecutive win, and they remain at the top of the standings.
If you have an odd number of teams and an odd number of rounds, you always have an odd one out.
Otago will go into today's home Plunket Shield match against Wellington without a specialist spinner.
Black Sticks coach Darren Smith will have to engineer a comeback without his two best players. His side is last in the FIH Pro League and desperately needs a win or two to get the campaign back on...
Sporting retirements - they don't always stick.
Your champions - the Southern Storm.
Bowl once. Bat twice.
The Otago Sparks completed the summer with one of their heaviest one-day losses following a modest season where their lack of depth was exposed, writes cricket writer Adrian Seconi.
The Cherry Blossoms are not planning on being pushed around during the World Cup later this year.
Otago has staged a late revival and will need to keep battling today to avoid a seventh consecutive Plunket Shield defeat.
Albion went "slightly mental" at Bishopscourt on Saturday.
They scored how many?
Otago's bowling unit copped a battering yesterday.
The Otago Sparks will get a glimpse today of what life will be like without Suzie Bates and Katey Martin.
The Highlanders' escape hatch creaked shut this time.
Forget who is lining up for Central Districts - look who is not.
If it was up to Elliot Dixon he would have laced his boots up two weeks ago.