Otago's Aaron Redmond raised a significant milestone to help their the Volts earn a draw against the Northern Knights at Seddon Park in Hamilton.
Redmond hit a century in each innings of their side's match, Redmond's 115 over 400 minutes against Northern at Hamilton following his first innings of 122 and leaving him as just the sixth Otago batsman to achieve the feat.
Redmond's defiance was instrumental in Otago saving their game against Northern Districts at Seddon Park.
Otago resumed this morning under pressure at 93 for three, still trailing overall by 77 runs, but Redmond helped considerably to ease any nerves as he put together a quality innings.
His standout performance was ably supported in the middle and lower order by Darren Broom, who scored 53, Derek de Boorder, 47, Neil Wagner, 39 not out, and Ian Butler, 32 not out, with their collective efforts frustrating Northern's attack before the match was called off with Otago 343 for six.