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Marnus Labuschagne, Michael Neser star in big Queensland win

Queensland 5 for 201 (Labuschagne 73*, Peirson 48, Valente 3-30, Richardson 2-46) beat South Australia 9 for 199 (Ferguson 43, Neser 4-41) by five wickets
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Queensland maintained an unbeaten run towards the knockout stages of the Matador Cup with a dominant victory over South Australia at the WACA Ground.

The Bulls' win was founded on a disciplined display on the field, restricting the Redbacks to a mere 9 for 199 from 50 overs, with no SA batsman able to pass 50.

Michael Neser was central to Queensland's ascendancy, claiming four wickets, including those of Callum Ferguson, the SA captain, and Tom Cooper in the same over.

Others also played their role, not least Jason Floros, the Queensland captain, and Mitchell Swepson, the 23-year old legspinner, who were parsimonious, and had combined figures of 2 for 65 in 19 overs.

Queensland's chase had plenty of momentum throughout, meaning the Redbacks could never apply much pressure even though Kane Richardson and Cameron Valente were able to share five wickets between them.

Marnus Labuschagne made the only half-century of the match, his well-struck 73 taking the Bulls home in the company of Floros, who has excelled thus far as a new captain.