Victoria Claims JLT One-Day Cup Title

Cameron White 88 for Victoria today in the JLT Cup Final
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Victoria has taken out the JLT One-Day Cup title, defeating Tasmania by 110 runs in the Final today at the CitiPower Centre in Melbourne.

It is the Victorians' first JLT Cup title win since the 2010-11 season.

Victoria 274 (Cameron White 88, Peter Handscomb 49; Gurinder Sandhu 7-56)

Tasmania 164 (Alex Doolan 46; Andrew Fekete 2-20, Jackson Coleman 2-27, Fawad Ahmed 2-45, Chris Tremain 2-33)

Result - Victoria won by 110 runs

Cameron White (88), Peter Handscomb (49) and Marcus Harris (45) led Victoria to a total of 274, with Tasmania quick Gurinder Sandhu claiming 7-56 - including a final-over hat-trick.

In response, Tasmania was bowled out for 164. Alex Doolan top-scored with 46, with the Victorian bowlers sharing the wickets.

Handscomb was named player of the match, claiming four catches behind the stumps to go with his 49 runs.

Tasmania's Ben McDermott won the player of the tournament award with 13 votes, three ahead of Western Australia's Andrew Tye and Queensland's Chris Lynn.

The tournament marked the 50th season of domestic limited-overs cricket in Australia.

Tasmania - Ben McDermott, Matthew Wade(wk), Alex Doolan, Jordan Silk, George Bailey(c), Simon Milenko, Tom Rogers, Clive Rose, Gurinder Sandhu, Jackson Bird, Riley Meredith

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

JLT One-Day Cup - Player of the Tournament Voting (Top 10)

Ben McDermott (TAS) - 13 votes
Andrew Tye (WA) - 10
Chris Lynn (QLD) - 10
Cameron White (VIC) - 9
Jake Weatherald (SA) - 9
Daniel Sams (NSW) - 8
D'Arcy Short (WA) - 7
Jordan Silk (TAS) - 7
Marcus Stoinis (WA) - 6
Matthew Wade (TAS) - 6
Nathan Coulter-Nile (WA) - 6
Will Sutherland (VIC) - 6
Callum Ferguson (SA) - 6
Sean Abbott (NSW) - 6
Usman Qadir (WA) - 6

*The voting system sees both on-field umpires vote 3-2-1 for each game during the JLT One-Day Cup round-robin matches, and does not include finals

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