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Western Australia thump Tasmania by 5 wickets in JLT Cup

D'Arcy Short 63 today for Western Australia
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Western Australia won the toss and decided to bowl against Tasmania at the Hurstville Oval, Sydney in the JLT Cup today.

Tasmania 290 - 8 (Ben McDermott 76, George Bailey 79; Usman Qadir 2-40)

Western Australia 292 -  5 (Josh Philippe 50, D'Arcy Short 63, Marcus Stoinis 93*; Jackson Bird 2-58)

Result - Western Australia won by 5 wickets

Batting first, Tasmania hit a par 290-8, mainly down to the batting of Ben McDermott 76 and skipper George Bailey 79. Usman Qadir 2-40 was the pick of the Western Australia bowlers.

In reply, Western Australia chased down the runs with almost 10 overs to spare and 5 wickets in hand. Josh Philippe 50, D'Arcy Short 63 and Marcus Stoinis 93* all batted superbly. Jackson Bird 2-58 was the pick of the Tasmania bowlers.

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

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

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