University-Grange will have some soul-searching to do following a colossal 235-run loss to Green Island at Tonga Park on Saturday.
Black Caps fast bowler Lockie Ferguson is poised to make his test debut. But who, if anyone, will make room for the 28-year-old?
Green Island co-coaches Dean Moeahu and Erik Vaafusuaga will return for another tilt at the premier title.
Otago will have to ''push hard'' to climb back into contention for the Plunket Shield, coach Rob Walter says.
Cromwell opener Sam Pimm notched a hundred to help set up a tense five-run win against Maniototo in Otago Country club cricket on Saturday.
It takes a mighty effort to remove the likes of the incomparable Bert Sutcliffe from a page in the almanack.
Northern Districts opener Henry Cooper rode his luck to post a big century and drag his side through to 243.
Hamish Rutherford has posted some impressive hundreds but his next will arguably be his greatest contribution.