Otago is just one win away from making its first one-day
final since the 2008-09 season after beating the Northern
Knights by three wickets in Queenstown on Saturday.
Otago all-rounder Sam Wells is still annoyed his side blew an
opportunity to put Wellington away last week.
Call it a missed opportunity but Otago did not bat well
enough to overhaul Wellington's middling total of 264 at the
Basin Reserve on Saturday.
The one-day competition has reached the midway point and
Otago is well-placed to make the playoffs.
The tooth hurts. The painful tooth. You can't handle the
A superb Josh Finnie cameo lifted the Volts to a thrilling
five-wicket win against the Northern Knights at Mt Maunganui
Otago made a
better start to its one-day campaign than it could have
possibly hoped for with a record win over Northern Districts
Unlikely improbable, impossible. All words tossed around to
described Otago's prospects of securing a win in their
Plunket Shield against Northern Districts at the University
At one stage a blanket of hail covered the playing surface.
It was a bleak end to a bleak campaign in which the Volts
managed just two wins and finished in last place.
Otago cannot make the playoffs, but it can play spoiler for
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