Cricket News By TODAYLIVESCORE.INFO - Street, Peirson hit tons before Queensland's declaration. Bryce Street and Jimmy Peirson struck tons before Queensland declared on 355 for 5
Bryce Street and Jimmy Peirson struck tons before Queensland declared on 355 for 5
After starting on 122 for 2, Queensland declared on 355 for 5 in response to Tasmania's 500 for 9. Bryce Street made 143 while Jimmy Peirson remained unbeaten on 106 before Queensland decided to hand Tasmania a 145-run lead.
Queensland were in a spot of bother when Marnus Labuschagne was dismissed with 90 on the board. Usman Khawaja too was able to manage just 20 while Matt Renshaw fell for 11. At 172 for 4, Tasmania felt they were on top but Street and Peirson got together to add 160 for the fifth wicket. Once Street was dismissed with the scorecard reading 334 for 5, Peirson was allowed to get to his century before the declaration.
In the 20 overs Tasmania batted, they stretched their lead to 204 and were 59 for 1.
Brief scores: Tasmania 500/6 decl. & 59/1 lead Queensland 355/5 dec (Bryce Street 143, Jimmy Peirson 106*; Sam Rainbird 2-80).