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Current Match Report – South Aust vs Queensland thirteenth Match 2022/23


South Australia 240 (Nielsen 90, Bartlett 4-64) and three for 246 (McSweeney 77*, Lehmann 68*, Carder 54) drew with Queensland 342 (Burns 85, Clayton 67, Bazley 64*, McAndrew 5-93)

Queensland have missed a golden alternative to solidify their spot within the Sheffield Defend prime two after Jake Lehmann and Nathan McSweeney secured a draw for South Australia.

On a preventing closing day in Adelaide, the pair batted by 65 overs to assist wipe out Queensland’s 102-run first innings lead and take South Australia to three for 246 when the match was known as.

Wednesday’s outcome leaves the Bulls nonetheless in second spot on the ladder, however susceptible of falling under Tasmania on the midway level of the season in the event that they beat Victoria this week.

Underneath Sheffield Defend guidelines the highest two groups qualify for the March closing, with nearly all of the remainder of the season to be performed with out Take a look at stars.

However the story may have been a lot totally different for Queensland. Xavier Bartlett ripped by the Redbacks to depart them 5 for 25 on the opening morning, putting Queensland within the driver’s seat early on.

After the hosts fought again to be all out for 240, the Bulls then had the prospect to construct an enormous first-innings lead of near 200 and push for an outright outcome at 2 for 184 in reply.

However when Joe Burns ran himself out on 85, Queensland misplaced eight wickets within the center session of day three to be all out for 342 and a lead of 102.

Queensland then had one final sniff when Bartlet had Daniel Drew (37) edging on the primary ball of the fourth morning, along with his second-innings figures of two for 48 to go along with his first-innings 4 for 64.

The best-armer additionally then swung one throughout Jake Carder (54) to have him caught at third slip, leaving the Redbacks three down whereas nonetheless trailing by two.

However then got here McSweeney and Lehmann, with the previous absorbing 218 balls for his unbeaten 77 and the latter scoring 68 from 181.

The pair batted well of their 146-run stand, with the one main alternative coming when McSweeney survived an in depth run-out name simply earlier than lunch.

At one stage fast Gurinder Sandhu even turned to off spin, whereas Burns and fellow opening bat Bryce Avenue have been each additionally used with the ball.

The outcome means South Australia momentarily go forward of NSW who at the moment are backside of the ladder, pending the results of the Blues’ conflict with Western Australia on the SCG.

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