Poor weather ruined any chance of the Sparks or the Volts getting in any cricket at the University of Otago Oval yesterday.
Otago's most experienced batsman Neil Broom will miss the next three or four Super Smash matches and possibly more.
The Waihola Swans wrested the South Otago premier cricket Challenge Cup from the Clutha Comets with a three-wicket win on Saturday.
Australia were forced to follow-on on home soil for the first time in 30 years after being dismissed for 300 as India went for the jugular
The Black Caps keep on winning, but an extraordinary innings from Thisara Perera made it so much closer than it had any right to be.
The Black Caps have posted what looks to be a competitive total of 319 in the second ODI against Sri Lanka at Mount Manganui.
New Zealand have won the toss and elected to bat in the second ODI against Sri Lanka at Bay Oval in Mount Maunganui today.
Black Caps test spinner Ajaz Patel returns to the Central Districts squad to play the Otago Volts tomorrow.
Otago Sparks captain Katey Martin has joined the Melbourne Stars in the Women's Big Bash and will miss her province's final two twenty20 matches.
There will be plenty at stake when Otago A play Auckland A in the first of its tri-series games in Lincoln today.
Big-hitting all-rounder Ben Raine has joined the Otago Volts to add more muscle to the top order and some bite with the ball.
One hadn't played international cricket since March, the other had been out of the side for 18 months. But for Martin Guptill and Jimmy Neesham, it was like they had never been away.
Recalled allrounder Jimmy Neesham blasted five sixes in an over as the Black Caps ran up a monster score in the first ODI against Sri Lanka in Mount Maunganui.
New Zealand's focus will be firmly on this year's World Cup in England and Wales when their one-day series against Sri Lanka begins tomorrow.
Five ODT reporters have gone way beyond their comfort zone to bring back stories of fear and mortification. Today, Sean Nugent pads up to face a red leather ball coming at him at 130kmh.
The Canterbury Magicians have climbed to second place after an eight-wicket win against Auckland in a women's Super Smash game at Eden Park yesterday.