Tasmania beat South Australia by 3 wickets in the JLT Cup
South Australia won the toss and decided to bat at the Bankstown Oval, Sydney against Tasmania earlier today, in the JLT One Day Cup.
South Australia 236 - 7 (Jake Weatherald 79, Jake Lehmann 58*; Gurinder Sandhu 2-44, Riley Meredith 2-30)
Tasmania 238 - 7 (Ben McDermott 102*, Jordan Silk 71; Adam Zampa 2-47, Kane Richardson 2-46, Cameron Valente 2-46)
Result - Tasmania won by 3 wickets
TIGERS WIN!— Cricket Tasmania (@crickettas) September 27, 2018
It was down to the wire, but we're over the line!
Another stunning century from Ben McDermott sees the Tigers retain second spot on the #JLTCup table with a three wicket win.#WeAreTigers pic.twitter.com/8FkmUqpW1H
South Australia got off to a solid start with the openers Jake Weatherald and Alex Carey putting on 77 for the first wicket. However, runs were not esy to come by and wickets fell at regular intervals with only Weatherald 79 and Jake Lehmann 58* making over fifty in their total of 236-7 in 50 overs. Gurinder Sandhu 2-44 and Riley Meredith 2-30 were the pick of the Tasmania bowlers.
In reply, Tasmania struggled with the bat as well, with Ben McDermott 102* and Jordan Silk 71 the mainstay of the batting they did manage to get over the line with 3 wickets and an over to spare.
South Australia - Jake Weatherald, Alex Carey(wk), Callum Ferguson, Jake Lehmann(c), Tom Cooper, Alex Ross, Cameron Valente, Joe Mennie, Adam Zampa, Kane Richardson, Nick Winter
Tasmania - Matthew Wade(wk), Ben McDermott, Beau Webster, Jordan Silk, George Bailey(c), Simon Milenko, Tom Rogers, Clive Rose, Gurinder Sandhu, Jackson Bird, Riley Meredith
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