Otago under-17 coach Adam Miles is cautiously optimistic his side will do well at the national tournament in Lincoln beginning tomorrow.
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Auckland wicketkeeper Tariel Lamb watches as Otago captain Leigh Kasparek dabs at the ball during their rain-shortened women’s Super Smash game at the University of Otago Oval yesterday.
Thank the heavens.
The Otago Sparks have had more support and resources this year than coach Nathan King can recall.
The strategy of spacing out the Super Smash games and promoting the women’s game by staging double-headers is paying off where it counts — at the turnstiles.
Otago has reached the midway point of the Super Smash and its campaign appears to have lost some momentum, cricket writer Adrian Seconi writes.
A quick whip-round of the bowlers would probably not generate much moolah for the cash-strapped Eden Park.
Otago got clobbered by Central Districts in Napier last night.
Black Caps batting guru Craig McMillan will take the coaching reins for tomorrow night's one-off T20 against Sri Lanka at Eden Park in Auckland.
Neil Broom's absence has forced a reshuffle at the top of the Otago order.
Otago A capped off a successful week with a seven-wicket win against Canterbury A in the final of a tri-series tournament in Lincoln.
Looks like most of the Highlanders stuck to one helping of Christmas pud.
Colin Munro is aware you have to hit the brakes every now and then — he just he prefers the pedal to the right.
Otago continues to impress during the provincial A tri-series against Canterbury and Auckland at Lincoln.
Otago's most experienced batsman Neil Broom will miss the next three or four Super Smash matches and possibly more.
Poor weather ruined any chance of the Sparks or the Volts getting in any cricket at the University of Otago Oval yesterday.
Otago A players are keeping the pressure on the Volts with some outstanding performances in their tri-series games against Canterbury A and Auckland A in Lincoln.
Big-hitting all-rounder Ben Raine has joined the Otago Volts to add more muscle to the top order and some bite with the ball.
There will be plenty at stake when Otago A play Auckland A in the first of its tri-series games in Lincoln today.