Marsh Sheffield Shield Key Points: South Australia v Tasmania Day Two
The West End Redbacks have continued their charge on day two of their Marsh Sheffield Shield clash at Blundstone Arena, posting 329 with the bat before bowling Tasmania out for 149.
Day Three will begin with South Australia looking to build on a 291-run lead, formed on the back of twin centuries to Jake Weatherald and Nathan McSweeney and a sensational bowling performance from the Redbacks pace battery.
- Nathan McAndrew (29) and Ben Manenti (30) added late runs for South Australia before they were bowled out for 329.
- Tasmania started solidly, but suddenly lost three wickets for just five runs to be 3-38 in the early going.
- Brendan Doggett removed both openers to get the ball rolling, eventually ending with the brilliant figures of 4-21 from 12.3 overs.
- Nathan McAndrew joined Doggett in destruction, claiming the vital wicket of Matthew Wade for a duck and collecting figures of 3-51.
- Wes Agar was just as involved, removing Ben McDermott and Jake Doran, taking 2-50 from his 16 overs.
- Tasmania faced just 50.3 overs as South Australia bowled them out for 149, a first innings lead of 180.
- Weatherald and McSweeney were unable to repeat their first innings heroics, both dismissed by Jackson Bird, who went to stumps with figures of 4-35.
- Daniel Drew was superb with the bat, finishing the day unbeaten on 55 from just 75 balls. The Redbacks will resume tomorrow with a lead of 291.
The match will restart at 10am ACDT tomorrow and can be streamed on cricket.com.au and on Kayo Sports.