Otago will be the beneficiary of the dropping of Neil Broom and Jimmy Neesham from the national squad.
India have eased to a series-clinching five-wicket victory in the third one-day international against Australia.
The Otago Volts have headed to the mountains and done some team building as the time to start wearing whites looms.
Left-arm wrist-spinner Kuldeep Yadav took a hat-trick to help India comfortably beat Australia by 50 runs in the second one-day international at Eden Gardens and take a 2-0 lead in the five-match...
Three Otago players were among the contracted White Ferns players announced yesterday.
Batsman Khalid Latif has been handed a five-year ban for his role in a spot-fixing scandal during this year's Pakistan Super League (PSL).
An unbeaten century from Jonny Bairstow helped England stroll to a seven-wicket victory over West Indies in the opening match of their one-day series at Old Trafford this morning.
South African strike bowler Dale Steyn has delayed his return from a lengthy injury layoff after withdrawing from a domestic first-class series match because he felt he was not ready.
The International Cricket Council (ICC) has agreed to back Pakistan's efforts to resume international cricket in their own country and said it would provide financial assistance for security needs.
Pakistan hosted the first of three T20 games against a touring World XI, winning by 20 runs in a packed stadium in the eastern city of Lahore.
England captain Joe Root has backed his side to achieve "something special" during this year's Ashes series in Australia.
England seamer James Anderson described it as "surreal" as he became only the sixth bowler to take 500 test wickets
The Otago Sparks are going to have to work twice as hard to defend their twenty20 crown this season.
Nathan Lyon claimed six for 60 to bowl Australia to an emphatic series-equalling seven-wicket victory over Bangladesh in the second and final test.
Canterbury batsman Henry Nicholls will lead New Zealand A in two first-class matches and five one-day matches in a tour of India later this month.
Molyneux Park's first-class status has been confirmed with four-day cricket returning to the venue for the first time in 13 years.
Australian David Warner's second successive hundred against Bangladesh helped his side maintain their slight advantage.
The trickle of New Zealand players shunning international cricket to play in lucrative twenty20 competitions could become more of a torrent.
If Anna Campbell is not the first female board member of the Otago Cricket Association - she is certainly the first in a long time.
David Warner made 88 not out and featured in two significant partnerships to lead Australia's robust reply to Bangladesh's first-innings total of 305 in the second and final test on Tuesday.