Rain plays spoilsport in Dunedin

Otago 78 for 4 (McCullum 33, Redmond 22, Nicol 2-21) v Canterbury - Match called off after 12 overs due to rain

The game between Otago and Canterbury was called off due to rain in Dunedin. Only 12 overs were possible, and by then Otago had reached 78 for 4. Captain Brendon McCullum made a quick 37 and added 38 in the company of Aaron Redmond. But Rob Nicol picked up two wickets to peg back Otago before rain intervened. The teams collected two points each.