Timaru down Celtic

A second-grade stalwart put Celtic to the sword, as one- day club cricket returned to South Canterbury. Sam Wilson took four wickets for six runs for Timaru to ensure a half-strength Celtic side were skittled for just 79. The five-wicket win may count for little,...

South Canterbury fail with bat

Sean Eathorne again proved a thorn in the side of the South Canterbury bowling attack, as he led North Otago to a crucial first innings win in their Hawke Cup round-robin match at Aorangi Oval. The one-time Otago representative’s 172 equalled the highest ever...

Club, province in row over pro

A club versus province row has broken out in South Canterbury cricket over the services of one of the region’s best players. Indian-born Srinivas K S did not play in South Canterbury’s two-day Hawke Cup round-robin match against North Otago at Aorangi Oval...

History may yet repeat

The new South Canterbury cricket captain would not mind recreating some memories of his debut season. Dan Laming has taken charge of the team which begins its quest to claim the Hawke Cup, today, against North Otago, at Aorangi Oval. Ironically, the team last won the...

Sth Canty brace for cup champions

It will be back to basics for South Canterbury and North Otago when they meet in the opening match of their Hawke Cup campaigns tomorrow. Both coaches said they were keen to get runs on the board to apply pressure early. The `green and blacks’ may be starting...

Star profit in day of damp squibs

In a day better suited to ducks and dogs, Star took the opportunity to jump ahead in the senior two-day cricket competition. In persistent drizzle, all three matches were affected by rain, but Star wasted little time in rolling Waimate for 59, in their second innings,...

Trist’s training session tunes up Waihi Milo Cup hopefuls

The Waihi first XI were given the perfect shot in the arm yesterday, as they prepared for their assault on the Milo Cup national cricket finals. Former New Zealand coach David Trist took the team through a 90-minute training session, where the former Canterbury fast...

Top teams prove they’re all class

The gap between the top teams and the rest in South Canterbury senior men’s cricket was evident in the first day of round two of the two-day competition. Each of the three games are well advanced, after a team in each match failed to turn up the heat with the...

South Canterbury gain the upper hand vs North Otago

South Canterbury overcame a slow start to record a six-wicket win over Hawke Cup holders North Otago, in a one-day pre-season match, at Aorangi Park. While North Otago were not at full-strength, yesterday’s win gave South Canterbury its third straight warm-up...

South Canty looks for hat-trick

South Canterbury’s preparations for provincial cricket’s Hawke Cup will step up tomorrow when they face cup-holders North Otago at Aorangi Park. South Canterbury coach Richard Davidson has made a solitary change to the team which beat Mid Canterbury by 14...

Shaun Tait & Brett Lee to play in Timaru?

[singlepic id=172 w=320 h=240 float=right]Two of worlds faster bowlers to play in Timaru? The news that Shaun Tait has confirmed he will play for the Canterbury Wizards in this seasons T20 competition, subject to a doctors clearance means that in the match on December...
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