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Otago take one ball to beat Auckland

Published: 9:13PM Sunday February 17, 2013 Source: Newstalk ZB

Otago's ensured the race for the Plunket Shield title will go into the final round this coming week.

The second placed side secured a ten wicket victory over Auckland at University Oval, dismissing Auckland for 351 in their second innings and hitting the four runs required for victory off the first ball.

Earlier, competition leaders Central downed Canterbury by four wickets, reaching the 259 run target with relative ease to stay in control of their own


In the other match, Daryl Mitchell's scored 50 to help Northern Districts to a five wicket win over Wellington.