With the same venue, the same lineup and the same toss result, it stood to reason that the Black Caps batsmen would have been able to put in the same performance.
The Waihola Swans extended their lead at the top of the South Otago Cricket ladder on Saturday with a four-wicket bonus point win over the Clutha Comets at the Cosmic Bullring in Balclutha.
Ideal conditions greeted Southland club cricketers in their round eight one-day matches on Saturday.
Southland all-rounder Jason Osborne stars in Southland's remarkable outright win over South Canterbury in their Hawke Cup southern zone match at Queens Park in Invercargill during the weekend.
Otago have completed a big win in their one-day game over Central Districts after running up a record score at University of Otago Oval in Dunedin today.
England scored 400 in their first innings then reduced sorry South Africa to 88 for six at the close of play on the second day of the fourth test at The Wanderers.
The Black Caps batsmen must be wondering just what more they need to do to set a winning total at Eden Park.
Dunedin has been named as one of the six host cities for next year’s women’s World Cup but when and what teams will be involved is not yet known.
North Otago physiotherapist Duncan Drew became the highest run scorer in North Otago representative cricket in the match against Mid Canterbury in Timaru last weekend.
Shikhar Dhawan has been ruled out of India's tour of New Zealand with a shoulder injury, the country's cricket board (BCCI) says.
Key Black Caps batsman Ross Taylor says it is time to move on from the tough Australian series but warns India is not going to be any easier.
Former New Zealand international and batting coach Craig McMillan says the Black Caps need to get more aggressive following their disappointing tour of Australia.
England won the third test but they made heavy weather of wrapping up South Africa's tail on the last day to go 2-1 up in the series.