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Cricket news - Swepson hat-trick arrives too late for Queensland

Alex Doolan scored 176 as the SA-Tasmania fixture continued to enthrall.

New South Wales vs Western Australia, Sydney

Western Australia were shot out for 191 in the face of some reverse swing from Pat Cummins and Mitchell Starc, both of whom shared five wickets. Spinners Steve O'Keefe and Nathan Lyon shared rest of the wickets among themselves. The hosts declared on 98 for no loss in their second innings, with Daniel Hughes (53* off 48) and Moises Henriques (42* off 54) putting on some quick runs.

Set a target of 352, WA were reeling at 28 for 3 at stumps on Day 3. Starc picked Shaun Marsh and Matthew Kelly while Cummins picked Josh Phillipe's wicket.

Brief Scores: New South Wales 444/8 & 98/0 dec (Daniel Hughes 53, Moises Henriques 42*) lead Western Australia 191 (D'Arcy Short 51; Pat Cummins 3-31, Steve O'Keefe 3-36) & 28/3 (D'Arcy Short 14*; Mitchell Starc 2-5) by 324 runs

South Australia vs Tasmania, Adelaide

Alex Doolan's 176 not out combined with Matthew Wade's 89-run to take Tasmania to 345 for 5 before declaration, with a deficit of 145 runs. Tom Cooper picked three wickets. Batting again, South Australia lost Jake Weatherald to Jackson Bird early but a 141-run second-wicket stand between Henry Hunt (69) and Callum Ferguson (72*) helped grow the lead. The duo took the side to 166 for 2 in only 27 overs.

Brief Scores: South Australia 490/6 & 166/2 (Callum Ferguson 72*, Henry Hunt 69) lead Tasmania 345/5 dec (Alex Doolan 170*, Matthew Wade 89*) by 311 runs

Victoria vs Queensland, Melbourne

Mitchell Swepson's hat-trick for Queensland accounted for Will Sutherland, James Pattinson and Peter Siddle, wrapping Victoria's innings at 300 for 9 declared. Despite the whirlwind finish to the innings, Peter Handscomb's 92 and 17-year-old Jake Fraser's 51 on debut helped them eke out a 117-run lead. Swepson ended with four in total while Mark Steketee and Blake L Edwards picked two wickets apiece. Batting again, Queensland lost Bryce Street to Peter Siddle in the second over.

Brief Scores: Queensland 183 & 3/1 trail Victoria 300/9 (Peter Handscomb 92, Jack Fraser 51; Mitchell Swepson 4-75) by 114 runs

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