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.
The Highlanders have made a raft of changes for their match against the Rebels in Melbourne tomorrow.
Otago has sprung a few changes as it looks for a way to combat its miserable form with the bat.
Highlanders back-up fullback Josh McKay hopes marking the best will help bring out the best in him.
Highlanders assistant coach Mark Hammett says his side will have to lift their game against the Rebels in Melbourne this weekend.
With hindsight, Steel coach Reinga Bloxham would have made a change in the shooting circle earlier.
Adam Miles' coaching career is looking up.
The Steel has certainly mastered the art of the comeback.
Otago all-rounder Nathan Smith's services might have been better deployed in Auckland for the Volts this weekend.
Where to now for Otago?
There will be two additional sides taking the field when the Southern Premier League kicks off late next month.
Steel coach Reinga Bloxham is hoping a taxing start to the season will be the making of her side.
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Otago fought back with the ball but let it slip with the bat to leave Auckland better-placed at Eden Park Outer Oval yesterday.
The Hill City-University Athletic Club is winding back time and resurrecting the Clocktower Race.
Mark Chapman clobbered 18 boundaries in a swashbuckling maiden first-class century at Eden Park Outer Oval yesterday.
If that was Ross Taylor's last international innings in Dunedin, then it was a fitting way to sign off.
A little time in the nets never hurt anyone.
Ross Taylor shone with the bat to lead the Black Caps to an 88-run victory against Bangladesh in Dunedin and a clean sweep of the series.