New Zealand crashed to their heaviest defeat by runs in test cricket today, as India completed a 372-run drubbing in the second test to seal a 1-0 series win
The father of Black Caps spinner Ajaz Patel says his son's "unbelievable achievement" of 10 wickets against India is just rewards for the work he has put into the sport.
India off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin struck three early blows to put the hosts on course for a series-clinching victory against New Zealand in the second and final test.
Veteran hooker Liam Coltman was barely recognisable when he fronted for a Highlanders photo shoot at Cargill’s Castle.
Auckland freeskier Ben Barclay finished seventh at the FIS Freeski Big Air World Cup in Steamboat, Colorado, yesterday.
The Milton King Crabs won the South Otago twenty20 competition with a super-over win over the Kai Kings at the Balclutha Showgrounds on Saturday.
Southland's club cricketers enjoyed perfect weather conditions for round six of the one-day premier league on Saturday.
A bit of wet weather did not deter drivers at the major motorsport meeting at Teretonga at the weekend.
New Zealand's Mumbai-born spinner Ajaz Patel has claimed all 10 Indian wickets in the second Test, becoming only the third bowler in cricket history to achieve the feat.
Despite New Zealand's Ajaz Patel 10-wicket feat, India demonstrated their own bowling might to take control of the second and final test against the Kiwis in Mumbai.
Some Highlanders have been sanctioned recently for off-field antics gone awry. But they pale into comparison to what happened when England's James Haskell threw a party at the end of his stint with the Dunedin-based franchise.