Otago Volts

Cricket: Otago loses see-sawing thriller

Cricket: Otago loses see-sawing thriller

Otago's plucky run chase unravelled in the space of two deliveries but all-rounder Sam Wells tried to stitch it back together with some brilliant hitting at the death.

Cricket: Bracewell leads way for Otago

Cricket: Bracewell leads way for Otago

Michael Bracewell has joined some pretty impressive company and must be wishing the Plunket Shield would never end.

Cricket: Bates' four-for puts Auckland on top

Cricket: Bates' four-for puts Auckland on top

Auckland left-armer Michael Bates exploited the conditions beautifully to put his side in a good position on the opening day of the Plunket Shield match against Otago at the University Oval yesterday.

Cricket: Ryder hits another ton for Otago

Cricket: Ryder hits another ton for Otago

Otago and Black Caps batsman Jesse Ryder can do no wrong on the park.

Cricket: Praise for rookie's first ton

Cricket: Praise for rookie's first ton

Perhaps a draw has never been more satisfying for Otago.

Cricket: Wells produces fine all-round effort in Otago victory

Cricket: Wells produces fine all-round effort in Otago victory

Otago all-rounder Sam Wells joined an elite club when he took five wickets and scored a century in the same innings to help the Volts post a seven-wicket win against Canterbury in a Plunket Shield fixture at the University Oval yesterday.

Cricket: Otago on par, thanks to Craig

Cricket: Otago on par, thanks to Craig

Otago offspinner Mark Craig snaffled his second first-class five-wicket bag but the game is evenly poised, as Canterbury posted a fighting 280 at the University Oval yesterday.

Cricket: Volts coach laments tentative show in final

Cricket: Volts coach laments tentative show in final

''We weren't ourselves'' Otago coach Vaughn Johnson lamented shortly after Northern Districts held aloft the HRV Cup.

Cricket: Win over CD puts Otago top of the table

Cricket: Win over CD puts Otago top of the table

Otago has returned to its winning ways and the top of the table, after a solid victory over Central Districts in New Plymouth yesterday.

Cricket: Volts' winning streak ended

Cricket: Volts' winning streak ended

The law of averages had to catch up with Otago eventually.

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