- Otago Volts
Infobox cricket team
capacity=3500 (Expandable to 6000 with temporary seating)
website= [http://www.otagocricket.co.nz/index.aspx Otago Volts]
The Otago Volts are a first class
cricketteam representing the Otago Cricket Association, one of six major associations that make up New Zealand Cricket.
The Otago association was formed in Dunedin 1876, almost 30 years after the first club games were played in the city. They adopted the 'Volts' name for the 1997-98 season [ [http://content-nz.cricinfo.com/ci/content/story/77501.html Canty happy with major sponsor] ] , and their major sponsor is State Insurance Ltd. Otago currently competes in the State Championship first class competition, the
State Shielddomestic one day competition and the Twenty20 Cup.
* Plunket Shield (8)1924-25, 1932-33, 1947-48, 1950-51, 1952-53, 1957-58, 1969-70, 1971-72.
* Shell Trophy/State Championship (5)1974-75, 1976-77, 1978-79, 1985-86, 1987-88.
* State Shield (2)1987-88, 2007-08.
Carisbrookand the University Ovalhave been used in Dunedin, with occasional matches in Invercargill(Queen's Park), and Oamaru(Centennial Park). Many matches have been played at Molyneaux Park in Alexandra in recent decades, particularly during the Christmas-New Year holiday season. The warm, dry summer climate of Central Otagocan make for better cricketing conditions than the wetter coastal areas. In recent years the Queenstown Events Centre has been developed as a venue.
2008-09 Contracted Players
Players who gained contracts to play for the Volts in the 2008-09 season [ [http://www.otagocricket.co.nz/content/news/360/contracted-players.aspx] , retrieved
12 September 2008] [ 
Derek de Boorder
Notable former players
List of New Zealand first-class cricket records
* [http://www.otagocricket.co.nz/index.aspx Otago Volts Official Website]
Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.
Look at other dictionaries:
Otago cricket team — Otago Volts One day name: Otago Volts Coach: Mike Hesson Captain … Wikipedia
Otago Sparks — The Otago Sparks are a New Zealand women s cricket team that plays in the State League. v … Wikipedia
New Zealand first-class cricket championship — New Zealand has had a domestic first class cricket championship since the 1906–07 season. It is currently known as the Plunket Shield, reintroducing the name used in the early stages for the 2009–10 season. Contents 1 Plunket Shield 2 Shell… … Wikipedia
Dimitri Mascarenhas — Personal information Full name Adrian Dimitri Mascarenhas Born 30 October 1977 (1977 10 30) (age 34) Chiswi … Wikipedia
Ligue des champions de Twenty20 2009 — Infobox compétition sportive Ligue des champions de Twenty20 2009 Organisateur(s) Diverses fédérations nationales Éditions 1re Lieu Inde Date … Wikipédia en Français
Dunedin — For other uses, see Dunedin (disambiguation). Dunedin Māori: Ōtepoti Metropolitan Area … Wikipedia
New Zealand limited-overs cricket trophy — The New Zealand limited overs cricket trophy is the main domestic List A limited overs cricket competition in New Zealand. Previous sponsor State Insurance did not renew naming rights in 2009, resulting in the competition being renamed the New… … Wikipedia
Champions League Twenty20 — Logo of the 2009 Champions League Twenty20 Administrator BCCI, CA, CSA Format … Wikipedia
University Oval — Infobox Stadium stadium name = University Oval nickname = Varsity Oval caption = Otago host Northern Districts at the University Oval in February 2007. location = Dunedin, New Zealand coordinates = broke ground = opened = renovated = expanded =… … Wikipedia
Nathan McCullum — Personal information Full name Nathan Leslie McCullum Born 1 September 1980 (1980 09 01) (age 31) Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand Batting style Right hand batsman Bowling style Right arm off break Relations … Wikipedia