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Short and Tye blow away Queensland in JLT Cup

D'Arcy Short 257 out of Western Australia's 387
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Queensland won the toss and decided to bowl at the Hurstville Oval, Sydney against Western Australia in the JLT Cup today.

Western Australia 387 (D'Arcy Short 257; Matthew Kuhnemann 3-50)

Queensland 271 (Sam Heazlett 107, Chris Lynn 58; Jason Behrendorff 3-40, Andrew Tye 6-46)

Result - Western Australia win by 116 runs

D'Arcy Short (257) hit one of the most amazing ‘limited overs’ double centuries of all time. He batted for 186  minutes, faced 148 balls and hit   15x4s and 23x6s with a strike rate of 173.65.

Western Australia finished on 387 all out with three overs left on the clock. Matthew Kuhnemann 3-50 was the pick of the Queensland bowlers.

In reply, Queensland were never in the run chase after the departure of  the mainstay of their batting Sam Heazlett 107 and Chris Lynn 58, as Andrew Tye 6-46 ripped through the lower order.  Queensland were all out for 271.

 

Western Australia - Josh Inglis(wk), Josh Philippe, D'Arcy Short, Ashton Turner(c), Hilton Cartwright, Marcus Stoinis, Cameron Green, Matthew Kelly, Jason Behrendorff, Andrew Tye, Usman Qadir

Queensland - Sam Heazlett, Max Bryant, Chris Lynn, Charlie Hemphrey, Joe Burns, Jimmy Peirson(c)(wk), Mark Steketee, Mitchell Swepson, Matthew Kuhnemann, Luke Feldman, Billy Stanlake

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