WA v SA, Sheffield Shield, Perth

Warriors claim first win of season

ESPNcricinfo staff

November 15, 2012

Text size: A | A

Western Australia 9 for 400 dec and 191 defeated South Australia 237 and 244 (Head 95*, Klinger 56, Johnson 3-52) by 110 runs
Scorecard


Travis Head led the resistance with 95 including three sixes, Western Australia v South Australia, Perth, Sheffield Shield, November, 15, 2012
Travis Head's 95 could not stave off defeat © Getty Images
Enlarge

Western Australia won their first Sheffield Shield victory of the season and provided a promising start to Justin Langer's tenure as coach with a 110-run defeat of South Australia in Perth.

Langer will formally take the reins for Sunday's domestic limited overs match against SA but he was announced to be taking the role during the match, in which the Warriors recovered from a third day stumble to claim regular wickets on the final day and close out the result.

The young SA batsman Travis Head offered sternest resistance with a bold 95 that featured three sixes, while Michael Klinger weighed in with 56.

However the WA bowlers produced a strong collective effort as five men claimed wickets, Mitchell Johnson nipping out three of the last four wickets as SA went from 6 for 225 to 244 all out.

© ESPN Sports Media Ltd.

TopTop
Email Feedback Print
Share
E-mail
Feedback
Print
Country Fixtures Country Results
Australia v South Africa at Harare - Sep 2
Australia 282/7 South Africa 20/1 (3.5/50 ov)
3rd T20I: Aus Women v Pak Women at Gold Coast
Sep 3, 2014 (13:00 local | 03:00 GMT | 23:00 EDT | 22:00 CDT | 20:00 PDT)
4th T20I: Aus Women v Pak Women at Gold Coast
Sep 5, 2014 (13:00 local | 03:00 GMT | 23:00 EDT | 22:00 CDT | 20:00 PDT)
2nd Match, Group B: Kings XI v Hurricanes at Mohali
Sep 18, 2014 (20:00 local | 14:30 GMT | 10:30 EDT | 09:30 CDT | 07:30 PDT)
4th Match, Group A: Dolphins v Scorchers at Mohali
Sep 20, 2014 (16:00 local | 10:30 GMT | 06:30 EDT | 05:30 CDT | 03:30 PDT)
Complete fixtures » | Download Fixtures »
News | Features Last 3 days
News | Features Last 3 days