3 Dec 2011

Wellington end winless run in Plunket Shield

2:01 pm on 3 December 2011

Wellington has ended its winless run in the four-day Plunket Shield cricket competition, beating Otago by 286 runs at the Basin Reserve.

Needing 442 to win on the final day, Otago was all out for 155, with Scott Kuggelejn taking four wickets.

A six-wicket haul to Northern Districts pace bowler Graeme Aldridge has helped ND to a 241-run win over Canterbury.

Needing 455 to win, Canterbury was dismissed for 213 in their second innings

The Central Districts-Auckland game has ended in a draw.