After being dismissed for 419 (Silk 108, Butterworth 86), Tasmania took an early Quieensland wicket to finish day 2 of the SS final in a strong position.
Mark Cosgrove (58) and Jordan Silk put on 133 to get Tasmania off to a good start in the SS final, in Hobart.
2/176. Silk 80*, Ponting 20*.
Tasmania and Queensland will fight it out in Hobart for the 2012/13 Sheffield Shield, after dramatic victories on the 4th. day of the last round of qualifying matches.
Queensland won a last over thriller against Victoria in the final of the Ryobi Cup.
Stumps in Melbourne and Sydney.
Tasmania is 6/369 after a fine century (104) from Ricky Ponting. Mark Cosgrove scored 81 and Jon Wells is 71 n.o.
A good first day for Tasmania, esp. after being sent in. Desperate for an outright win, Bailey could well declare overnight.
NSW, also needing the 6 points (to go 1 point ahead […]
With bottom team, NSW, beating top team, Victoria, we now have a situation where any 2 of the 6 teams can make the final.
With Q’land v. Tasmania and SA v. WA matches still being played, the ladder looks like this:
Victoria - 28 points - 9 matches
SA - 26 - 8
Queensland - 24 - 8
The Brisbane Heat defeated the Perth Scorchers to win the 2012-13 Big Bash final.
Fawad Ahmed debuted for Victoria and played a big hand in its Sheffield Shield win over Queensland, at the MCG.
The young Pakistani leg spinner bowled 32.3 overs and took 5/83 in Queensland’s second innings, giving him 7 wickets for the match.
The Bushies skipper, Cam White scored 144, as did Michael Hill. Chris Rogers also scored […]
Victoria beat SA in tonight’s Ryobi Cup match at the Adelaide Oval and secured a spot in the final.
SA 7/255. Ferguson 110, Klinger 87, Ahmed 3/47.
Vic 8/256. Hussey 87, Hastings 69*, Richardson 5/61.
The Vics won by 2 wickets and 3 balls to spare.