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Tasmania beat South Australia by 3 wickets in the JLT Cup

Tasmania captain George Bailey - pleased with the win over South Australia
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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

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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