A poor batting display by New Zealand today showed they have work, and hard thinking, to do as the Champions Trophy comes into view later this week.
Michael Bracewell is taking his talents to Wellington.
Kane Williamson said the squad he will lead into June's Champions Trophy should be in good form.
Bangladesh have beaten New Zealand for the first time in 17 one-day international attempts away from home.
Otago will have a least a couple of players in prime playing form when the squad reassembles later this year.
New Zealand wrapped up the tri-series title with a convincing 190-run win over hosts Ireland at Malahide near Dublin today.
New Zealand eased to a four-wicket victory with 15 balls to spare in a ground-record chase against Bangladesh as part of their Champions Trophy build-up.
Otago wicketkeeper-batsman Katey Martin has found a new niche in the national side late in her career.
It appears the next generation of international cricketers will be strutting their stuff in Central Otago this summer.
Bowlers switching from T20 to ODI format would seem at a glance to be a relatively straightforward exercise.
A late burst of wickets from left arm spinner Mitchell Santner dug New Zealand out of a jam and set up a 51-run win over Ireland in their opening game of their tri-series at Malahide today.
New Zealand v Ireland doesn't quite sound like a full one-day international.
White Ferns and Otago captain Suzie Bates has made a terrific start to the English county season with back-to-back centuries for Hampshire.
Black Caps cricketer Doug Bracewell says he "stuffed up" after admitting to drink driving at more than three times the legal limit.
It is about a month too late but Otago's injury concerns are finally lifting.
Rapidly increasing athlete unrest in Australia could spill across the ditch, with New Zealand Cricket due to renegotiate their collective agreement with the players' association.
Corey Anderson, Mitchell McClenaghan and Adam Milne have recovered from injury to be named in the New Zealand cricket squad for the ICC Champions Trophy in England next month.
Otago is going to struggle to attract and retain emerging players unless it can offer better outdoor training facilities, New Zealand Cricket Players Association chief executive Heath Mills says.
Brendon McCullum's Gujarat Lions have fallen short against Royal Challengers Bangalore overnight.
The Otago Volts will soon be spoilt for choice when it comes to deciding where to host its home games.