It was the Auckland Hearts who elected to bat in the second match of the weekend against the Otago Sparks. Their first innings score of 177, that included a 91 runs from opener Victoria Lind, wasn’t enough as the Otago Sparks went on to reach the target with tens balls to spare. Otago’s Emma Campbell was the best of the bowlers taking 4-34. Batsmen Katey Martin scored a half century and Abigail Kitchen contributed with 45. Auckland weren’t helped by some wayward bowling that including 23 wides.