26 Feb 2014

Otago beat ND in Plunket Shield

6:02 am on 26 February 2014

The Otago cricketers have ended their Plunket Shield programme with a 4 wicket win over Northern Districts inside 3 days in Dunedin.

Otago reached their target of 131 in 25 overs... however their Test opener Hamish Rutherford was unable to get amoungst the runs.... he got a pair in the match.

Otago finish second.

Champions Canterbury are 531 for 8 in their first innings, a lead of 128 over Central Districts with a day to play in Napier.

Tom Latham made 261.

Auckland is 328 for 8 in their second innings a lead of 424 over Wellington at Eden Park.