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Cricket news - Cooper 188*, Carey 117 lead return run riot against Victoria

Tom Cooper made 188 in reply to Victoria's massive first innings of 616

Victoria vs South Australia

South Australia's reply to Victoria's massive first innings of 616 was led by Tom Cooper, who hit 19 fours and 7 sixes in his unbeaten 188. Giving him support with a 115-ball 117 was Alex Carey. The duo were involved in a frenzied 207-run stand off 215 balls for the fifth wicket. There was more support in the form of fifties from Thomas Andrews, Henry Hunt and skipper Travis Head (51). Consequently, the visitors ended the third day with a strong reply of 527 with five wickets still in hand.

Brief Scores: Victoria 616/6 (Nic Maddinson 224, Will Pucovski 123, Marcus Harris 116) lead South Australia 527/5 (Tom Cooper 188*, Alex Carey 117, Thomas Andrews 75*, Henry Hunt 75) by 89 runs

Queensland vs New South Wales

Looking for a win, New South Wales declared on their overnight score of 288, happy with a 135-run first innings lead. Trent Copeland went on to pick both of Queensland's openers in the second innings, but not before Joe Burns got a half-century. Harry Conway added to the damage picking two wickets to dent the middle order. It set up the game nicely leading into the final day with Queensland effectively 51/5 in the third innings of the match.

Brief Scores: Queensland 153 (Marnus Labuschagne 69, Harry Conway 5-17) and 186/5 (Joe Burns 52) lead New South Wales 288/9 dec (David Warner 125, Nicholas Bertus 53 Nick Larkin 12*; Cameron Gannon 5-94) by 51 runs

Western Australia vs Tasmania

Tim Paine registered a first-class ton for the first time in 13 years, and just his second overall, as Tasmania earned a 60-run first-innings lead. Slipping to 281/8 at one stage, Tasmania fought back through a 111-run stand between Paine and Lawrence Neil-Smith for the ninth wicket. But Western Australia erased that deficit thanks to a useful, unbeaten 112-run stand between the Marsh brothers, en route respective half-centuries. Both remained unbeaten at Stumps, having got half-centuries to put the hosts in a position of command.

Brief Scores: Western Australia 337 (Marcus Stoinis 61, Josh Philippe 48; Jackson Bird 3-51, Riley Meredith 3-79, Lawrence Neil-Smith 3-81) and 148/2 (Shaun Marsh 74*, Mitchell Marsh 51*) lead Tasmania 397 217/5 (Tim Paine 121, Caleb Jewell 52; Jhye Richardson 3-58) by 88 runs

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