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Otago Bouyed By Triumph Last Summer

Otago Bouyed By Triumph Last Summer

By Daniel Gilhooly of NZPA

Wellington, Jan 27 NZPA - Otago are taking heart from a sense of deja vu ahead of tomorrow's State Shield cricket semifinal against Canterbury.

Provincial A Cricket Scores

Provincial A Cricket Scores

Wellington, Jan 26 NZPA - Scores from the final round of matches at the Provincial A cricket tournament at Lincoln near Christchurch today:

Averages Underline ND's Dominance

Averages Underline ND's Dominance

Wellington, Jan 26 NZPA - It comes as no surprise that Northern Districts have advanced directly to the State Shield one-day cricket final on Sunday.

How Fined For Hitting Stumps

How Fined For Hitting Stumps

Wellington, Jan 25 NZPA - Central Districts and New Zealand batsman Jamie How has been fined $200 after hitting his stumps in frustration during their State Shield one-day cricket match against Otago in New Plymouth on Wednesday.

McCullum-Less Otago Settle For Third After Last-Ball Loss

McCullum-Less Otago Settle For Third After Last-Ball Loss

Wellington, Jan 25 NZPA - With Brendon McCullum plying his trade in Sydney, Otago today slumped to a last-ball defeat to Wellington and with it lost hosting rights for the State Shield one-day cricket semifinal.

Central Districts Too Late With Return To Form

Central Districts Too Late With Return To Form

Wellington, Jan 25 NZPA - Central Districts broke a four-game State Shield one-day cricket losing streak with a 51-run win over Auckland at Pukekura in New Plymouth today -- but to no avail.

Bond The Difference In Table-Topping Thriller

Bond The Difference In Table-Topping Thriller

Wellington, Jan 25 NZPA - Shane Bond was at his blistering best as Canterbury ended Northern Districts' winning streak in a State Shield one-day cricket thriller at Hamilton today.

Provincial A Tournament Cricket Scores

Provincial A Tournament Cricket Scores

Wellington, Jan 25 NZPA - Scores from the Provincial A cricket tournament at Lincoln near Christchurch today:

Otago 173 (Anthony Bullick 46, Sam Wells 39; Michael Davidson 3-32) lost to Canterbury 177-1 (Ben Rae 78, Todd Astle 78no) by 9 wickets

McCullum Fizzles In Hyped Final

McCullum Fizzles In Hyped Final

Wellington, Jan 25 NZPA - Brendon McCullum's contribution didn't match the hype in last night's Australian domestic Twenty20 cricket final in Sydney.

'09 Blues Roll On For The Breakers

'09 Blues Roll On For The Breakers

Wellington, Jan 25 NZPA - The New Zealand Breakers' horror 2009 continued last night as they slumped to outright third in the Australian National Basketball League courtesy of a 96-89 loss to the Melbourne Tigers.