South Australia 225 and 406 defeat Tasmania 332 and 106 (Rainbird 33, Mennie 4-21, Worrall 4-33) by 193 runs
Joe Mennie and Daniel Worrall led South Australia’s formidable pace attack in slicing via Tasmania on the remaining day in Hobart to give the Redbacks a excellent likelihood of reaching the Sheffield Shield remaining. South Australia’s 193-run acquire lifted them to second on the Shield table, but New South Wales could continue to bounce ahead of the Redbacks if they effectively chase down their goal of 403 on the remaining day in Perth.
Tasmania experienced started the fourth day needing three hundred to acquire, but in a stunning best-buy collapse they misplaced they went from for eighteen to 4 for eighteen in the room of ten deliveries. Chadd Sayers picked up two of those people wickets and Mennie claimed the other two, and when Mennie also bowled Beau Webster the Tigers experienced plummeted to five for 23.
The wickets just keep falling, with none of Tasmania’s best six reaching double figures. Only some late battle from Tim Paine (26) and Sam Rainbird, the No.ten who best scored with 33, lifted Tasmania above one hundred. Worrall lower via the tail to finish with 4 for 33, although Mennie ended up with 4 for 21 and match figures of 9 for 88 in his very first match back from a really serious head personal injury experienced before Xmas.
South Australia’s acquire ended Western Australia’s slender probabilities of generating the remaining, although Queensland and Tasmania ended up already out of the combine. Victoria will host the decider in Alice Springs, versus both South Australia or New South Wales.
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