Left-arm spinner Nick Beard took 2 for 31 and was instrumental in restricting Sunrisers Hyderabad to 143 for 5.
Nathan McCullum bowled his offbreaks to good effect to capture the best figures (2 for 23) among Otago Volts' bowlers.
Otago skipper Brendon McCullum took the wind out of Hyderabad bowlers with a 39-ball 67*, which included 5 fours and 5 sixes, to take his side to victory with 3.4 overs to spare. (BCCI Image)
Dale Steyn tried his best for Hyderabad with a three-over spell of 2 for 13 but neither had enough runs to defend nor support from the other end. (BCCI Image)
Amit Mishra bowled a tidy four-over spell of 1 for 26, but it wasn't enough in the end. (BCCI Image)
JP Duminy held the shaky Hyderabad innings together and ended up with 57 off 38 balls to take his team past 140.