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Victoria beat Western Australia by 63 runs in 2nd JLT Cup Semi Final

Peter Handscomb 80 for Victoria today in the JLT Cup
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Victoria won the toss and decided to bat against Western Australia at the Junction Oval, Melbourne in the 2nd Semi Final of the JLT Cup earlier today.

 

Victoria 332 (Marcus Harris 73, Peter Handscomb 80, Nic Maddinson 58; Nathan Coulter-Nile 3-50)

Western Australia 269 (Josh Inglis 53; Nic Maddinson 4-28)

Result - Victoria won by 63 runs

Victoria scored an above par 332, having recovered from being at 10-2, thanks to some solid batting performances by  Marcus Harris 73, Peter Handscomb 80 and Nic Maddinson 58. Nathan Coulter-Nile 3-50 was the pick of the Western Australia bowlers.

In reply, Western Australia got off to a good start but once Josh Inglis, Josh Philippe and D'Arcy Short were out, they were always behind the clock and were eventually all out for 269. Nic Maddinson 4-28 was the pick of the bowlers for Victoria and rounded off a great all round performance.

 

Western Australia - Josh Inglis(wk), Josh Philippe, D'Arcy Short, Ashton Turner(c), Marcus Stoinis, Hilton Cartwright, Cameron Green, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Jhye Richardson, Andrew Tye, Usman Qadir

Victoria - Cameron White, Marcus Harris, Travis Dean, Peter Handscomb(c)(wk), Glenn Maxwell, Nic Maddinson, Matt Short, Chris Tremain, Jackson Coleman, Fawad Ahmed, Andrew Fekete

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