SIx runs to win. An over remaining. Eight wickets in hand.
Otago has everybody’s attention. The challenge now is to maintain that form through to the playoffs.
The Otago Sparks will be without White Fern all-rounder Hayley Jensen for their crucial twenty20 match against Wellington at the Basin Reserve this afternoon.
Construction on a long-awaited third hockey turf for the city could get under way at King’s High School as early as February.
You spend hours scouting and coming up with a bowling plan and then Martin Guptill hits you out of the venue, across the road into a car park.
Jeet Raval’s spot at the top of the New Zealand order has come under pressure following a poor run of form. Maybe it is time to try someone else. Cricket writer Adrian Seconi examines the options
Otago all-rounder Nathan Smith took a career-best five for 14 to help his side beat Northern Districts last night.
Suzie Bates delivered a win for the Otago Sparks with a sparkling century against Northern Districts in Lincoln on Saturday.
Otago wilted. Wellington prospered. The team’s opening game in the women’s Super Smash was rather one-sided.
Max Chu is probably the only player in the Otago team who can explain the Duckworth-Lewis-Stern method.
There was a time when Suzie Bates would put her phone number on her bat. That way if it got lost, someone could call to arrange to return it.