Cricket News By TODAYLIVESCORE.INFO - Tasmania respond strongly to Western Australia's 405/9d. Caleb Jewell and TIm Ward added 197 runs for the opening wicket for Tasmania
Caleb Jewell and TIm Ward added 197 runs for the opening wicket for Tasmania
Tasmania vs Western Australia
Tasmania offered a fighting riposte to Western Australia's 405/9d via a strong opening stand between Caleb Jewell and Tim Ward as the pair added 197 for the opening wicket. Western Australia pulled back towards the end of the day's play through Jhye Richardson, who dismissed both the batsmen. Jewell fell for 102 while Ward fell 14 short of his century. Tasmania finished the day on 210 for 2, trailing Western Australia by 195 runs.
Earlier Western Australia began the day on 350/6 and added 55 more runs for the loss of three wickets before Whiteman selflessly declared, while being just 24 short of a double ton.
Brief Scores: Tasmania 210/2 (Caleb Jewell 102, Tim Ward 86; Jhye Richardson 2-36) trail Western Australia 405/9d (Sam Whiteman 176*, D'Arcy Short 67, Josh Philippe 53, Jhye Richardson 43; Lawrence Neil-Smith 3-72, Gabe Bell 3-80) by 195 runs
New South Wales vs Victoria
After losing Day 2 to rain, New South Wales and Victoria fought it out on a moving Day 3, where Travis Dean's unbeaten 144 paved the way for Victoria's first-innings lead. Dean's 144 was complemented by Jonathan Merlo's 64 and James Pattinson's 45 as Victoria got to 271 before being bowled out. Chris Tremain finished with four wickets. Pattinson followed his rearguard efforrt with the bat by dismissing the NSW openers. Kurtis Patterson took charge of his team's innings with an unbeaten 43 to take them to 76/2 at stumps, with a lead of 38 runs.
Brief scores: New South Wales 233 & 76/2 (Kurtis Patterson 43*; James Pattinson 2-41) lead Victoria 271 (Travis Dean 144*, Jonathan Merlo 64; Chris Tremain 4-52) by 38 runs