Guptill keeps Aces high

Martin Guptill’s half-century led State Shield leaders Auckland Aces to a five-wicket win over Otago Volts at Dunedin’s University Oval.

The Volts progressed to 207 for nine in their rain-reduced innings of 49 overs.

Greg Todd top scored for Otago with 48, sharing a 79-run stand for the second wicket with Aaron Redmond (42).

Seamers Andre Adams and Daryl Tuffey claimed two wickets each, with Rob Nicol striking twice.

Guptill shared a half-century stand with Lou Vincent (36) to set up the Aces response, and carried his bat for 81 as victory was achieved in 42 overs.

With Thanks To

ANZ Ford
Burger King Tui CCC Powerade Caltex 2 Degrees GJ Gardner BLK
Sky Pitch Radio Sport TAB Accor Hotels Les Mills