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Marsh Sheffield Shield Day Three: West End Redbacks v NSW Blues

The West End Redbacks' lower order and bowlers have ensured SA are still in with a chance on the final day of the Marsh Sheffield Shield match against the NSW Blues.

  • Henry Hunt and nightwatchman Wes Agar started the day well, bringing up their 50-run partnership. Agar scored his highest first-class score and maiden half-century before departing on 57. His previous best score was 41.
  • Alex Carey and Nathan McAndrew also put on a 50-run partnership and Carey brought up his half-century after lunch. The Redbacks lost both Carey and McAndrew in three balls and went to tea 8-242.
  • After tea, Brendan Doggett and Ben Manenti started another great partnership, putting on 79 runs together. Doggett also passed his highest first-class score of 43*, falling just short of his 50 when being runout for 48. That brought the end of the innings, the Redbacks finishing on 310.
  • When the Blues went back out to bat, the Redbacks had a great start – Agar getting two wickets in the first five overs.
  • After scoring a century in the first innings, NSW captain Kurtis Patterson couldn’t make the same impact in the second innings, with McAndrew getting his wicket for 7.
  • At stumps, NSW were 3-35 heading into the final day.


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