Otago have recovered after a horror start and are progressing
steadily in their quest for victory against Auckland in their
Plunket Shield match.
After losing three early wickets, the Volts have moved on to
67 for 3 in their second innings at Eden Park outer oval,
chasing 218 for the win.
At the wicket are Aaron Redmond on 30 and Nathan McCullum on
Hamish Rutherford (0), Michael Bracewell (2) and Neil Broom
(1) are all back in the pavilion.
Mitchell McClenaghan has two of the wickets and Chris Martin
The home side have all-rounder Colin Munro to thank for
enabling them to post a decent total after they were in some
trouble at 118 for 5 in their second innings, leading by just
Munro belted six sixes and 12 fours as he swung his way to
118 before falling lbw to Jimmy Neesham this morning.
He received good support from Craig Cachopa (27) and Bruce
Martin (32) as they held the Otago bowlers at bay for most of
Ian Butler was the best of the Otago bowlers, with 4 for 61,
while Neesham, Neil Wagner and Nathan McCullum each bagged