Otago was able to get their first points on the board in the 1 st match of the season as they were able to beat Canterbury in a thriller match.
Cantebury who won the toss decided to bat earlier in the day and was able to get a strong score of 184 runs for just 5 wickets in their 20 overs.
But the reply from Otago was even greater as they were able to chase it down in 19.3 overs with 5 wickets still in hand.
Hamish Rutherford led the chase with an aggresive 54 runs from just 29 balls by hitting the bowlers all around the park.
Match summary is as follows:
CANTERBURY 184-5(20 overs)
Stephen Murdoch 54 C.Viljoen 2-13
OTAGO 188-5(19.3 overs)
H.Rutherford 54 K.Jamieson 2-40
Otago won by 5 wickets