Final, Dunedin, Jan 20 2013, HRV Cup
(18.3/20 ov, target 144)145/6
Otago won by 4 wickets (with 9 balls remaining)
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Otago take HRV title with 10th straight win

Otago won the HRV Cup in Dunedin on Sunday, beating Wellington by four wickets

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Scorecard summary
Wellington143/9(20 overs)
Otago145/6(18.3 overs)

That's the Volts' tenth straight victory and it's the most important one considering Derek de Boorder will be lifting the silverware in just a few minutes

A wonderful all round performance from the Volts has secured a 4 wicket win over the Firebirds.

Ian Butler produced a blistering match-winning cameo to round off the job that Neil Broom couldn't quite finish off. Broom's 60 provided the backbone of the chase while de Boorder and ten Doeschate chipped in with a couple of vital contributions too.

The Volts will now represent New Zealand at the 2013 Champions League Qualifiers later in the year and with the likes of Brendon McCullum, Nathan McCullum, Neil Wagner and Jimmy Neesham to come back into the side today.

You can add Brett Lee to that mix too given his one-off appearance less than a week ago.

Thanks for joining us here at ESPN Cricinfo for live coverage of the HRV Cup final for 2012/13. This is Marc Ellison signing off

Ryder to Butler, FOUR runs

full again from Ryder and Butler hits it like a tracer bullet through mid on for four to win the game and the trophy and the Volts dressing room errupts with positive emotion!

Ryder to Butler, no run

low full toss driven to mid off who is now inside the ring

Ryder to Butler, SIX runs

Ryder goes for the yorker but just misses his length and Butler gets his favourite drop kick into action and it clears the rope for a maximum!

end of over 189 runs • 1 wicket
OTAGO: 135/6CRR: 7.50 RRR: 4.50 • Need 9 from 12b
Ian Butler13 (7)
James Fuller0 (0)
Scott Kuggeleijn3-0-24-1
Mark Houghton4-0-30-2
Kuggeleijn to Butler, 1 run

full in length and Butler is early on it driving over the bowlers' head to long off

Kuggeleijn to Butler, FOUR runs

good length but too straight and Butler picks it up and it comes off the middle of the bat and beats the diving save of deep mid wicket to race away for four

Kuggeleijn to Broom, OUT

Broom sits back in the crease and slogs it out to mid wicket where Boam moves quickly from long on and completes a good catch low down. Crucial strike for the Firebirds!

Neil Broom c Boam b Kuggeleijn 60 (70m 52b 4x4 1x6) SR: 115.38
Kuggeleijn to Broom, 2 runs

fuller this time and crunched back past the bowler straight down the ground and they get two with a mis-field at long off

Kuggeleijn to Broom, no run

slower ball is just under waist high and Broom is deceived as he tries to run it to third man and he misses and the ball just misses the off stump

Kuggeleijn to Broom, 2 runs

fullish length and Broom clubs it in the air through mid wicket for a couple to Boam on the fence

end of over 1711 runs
OTAGO: 126/5CRR: 7.41 RRR: 6.00 • Need 18 from 18b
Ian Butler8 (5)
Neil Broom56 (48)
Mark Houghton4-0-30-2
Scott Kuggeleijn2-0-15-0
Houghton to Butler, SIX runs

a fraction too full and Butler loves it there and proves so but pumping it straight as a die over the bowlers' head and just over the boundary rope for a maximum!

Houghton to Broom, 1 run

dances down the track and Houghton throws it wide of off but Broom does well to throw the bat at it and he gets one to deep cover

Houghton to Butler, 1 run

low full toss driven in the air and on the bounce to long on

Houghton to Butler, no run

Butler tries to push into the off side, it takes the outside edge and runs to point. The fielder throws at the bowlers' end where Broom has to scramble back to make his ground

Houghton to Broom, 1 run

darted into middle and leg and played to mid wicket

Houghton to Broom, 2 runs

comes down the wicket and digs out a yorker to mid wicket and they run quickly to get two. Superb cricket from the Volts there

end of over 164 runs • 1 wicket
OTAGO: 115/5CRR: 7.18 RRR: 7.25 • Need 29 from 24b
Neil Broom52 (45)
Ian Butler1 (2)
Scott Kuggeleijn2-0-15-0
Jesse Ryder3-0-15-1
Kuggeleijn to Broom, 1 run

yorker is bang on from the Koog and Broom does well to keep it out and get one towards mid on

Kuggeleijn to Butler, 1 run

this time he gets his head into a better position and drives to Ruder at point who dives to keep the scoring to one

Kuggeleijn to Butler, no run

good full length and Butler's feet stay rather still and he plays and misses

Kuggeleijn to Broom, 1 run

fuller and whipped to square leg

Good fifty from Neil Broom lost amongst all the action

Kuggeleijn to Broom, 1 run, OUT
Michael Bracewell run out (Boam) 0 (2m 0b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0
Match details
University Oval, Dunedin
TossWellington, elected to bat first
SeriesHRV Cup
Series resultOtago won the 2012/13 HRV Cup
Hours of play (local time)16.30 start, First Session 16.30-17.50, Interval 17.50-18.10, Second Session 18.10-19.30
Match days20 January 2013 - day(20-over match)
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