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Cricket news - Sheffield Shield Wrap: Warner ton gives NSW substantial lead

Warner cracked 125 on the second day.

Queensland vs New South Wales

David Warner's ton led New South Wales to a position of command by the end of the second day. The visitors lost one of their overnight batsmen, Nick Larkin, early in the day and slipped to 54-4. However, Warner along with Nicholas Bertus led the resurrection act with a 145-run stand for the fifth wicket. The lower order further extended the lead to 135 by Stumps. Cameron Gannon, who had removed Steve Smith for a duck yesterday, added two more wickets to his kitty to finish the day with a five-wicket haul.

Brief Scores: Queensland 153 (Marnus Labuschagne 69, Harry Conway 5-17) trail New South Wales 288/9 (David Warner 125, Nicholas Bertus 53 Nick Larkin 12*; Cameron Gannon 5-94) by 135 runs

Victoria vs South Australia

The run-glut at the Junction Oval in Melbourne continued on the second day with Victoria racking up 616 in their first innings. Overnight on 195, Nic Maddinson got to his double ton and finished with 224, having put up consecutive stands worth 220 and 193. Coming in at the fall of the first wicket, Will Pucovski too managed a ton, while Aaron Finch (57) and Glenn Maxwell (43) added to the damage. Victoria's reply was led by a half-century from opener Henry Hunt as they trailed by a massive 514 runs at Stumps

Brief Scores: Victoria 616/6 (Nic Maddinson 224, Will Pucovski 123, Marcus Harris 116) lead South Australia 102/2 (Henry Hunt 62*) by 514 runs

Western Australia vs Tasmania

On a rain-affected day, Tasmania made steady progress but were kept in constant check by Western Australia. All of their batsmen got starts but none managed a fifty with Jordan Silk's 44 being the highest. Mitchell Marsh, who got Silk, and Cameron Green picked two wickets each and prevented the visitors from running away with the game. Caleb Jewell and Tim Paine put on 41 for the sixth wicket in Tasmania's bid for a lead before stumps on the second day.

Brief Scores: Western Australia 337 (Marcus Stoinis 61, Josh Philippe 48; Jackson Bird 3-51, Riley Meredith 3-79, Lawrence Neil-Smith 3-81) lead Tasmania 217/5 (Jordan Silk 44, Caleb Jewell 41*) by 120 runs

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