Mohali, Sep 21: Otago Volts registered their 13th straight victory in Twenty20 cricket as they thrashed Sunrisers Hyderabad by five wickets in the final qualifying match of Champions League 2013 here.
On Friday night (September 20), McCullum brothers - Brendon and Nathan dazzled to take their team home to victory in a convincing manner.
Otago and Sunrisers had already qualified for the main draw. Otago finished the qualifying stage with an unbeaten record - three out of three.
Here are the highlights
# Otago Volts recorded their 13th successive win in T20 cricket
# Otago finished the qualifying phase with three wins out of three
# Otago topped the group with 12 points while Sunrisers Hyderabad second with 8
# Otago successfully chased 144
# Sunrisers scored 143/5 in 20 overs
# In reply, Otago were 144/5 in 16.2 overs
# Nathan McCullum was the Man-of-the-match for his 2/23 in 4 overs
# Captain Brendon McCullum top scored with 67 off 39 with 5 fours and 5 sixes
# Otago hit 13 fours and 8 sixes
# Dale Steyn took 2/13 in 3 overs for Sunrisers
# For Sunrisers, JP Duminy was the highest scorer with 57 (38 balls, 7x4)
# Sunrisers had 11 fours and 4 sixes
# For Otago, apart from Nathan, Nick Beard too took two wickets
# In six overs, Otago were 54/1. 50 came in 34 balls and 100 in 76
# Sunrisers had scored 38/2 in 6 overs. 50 took 50 balls and 100 came in 97