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Moises Henriques stands tall before New South Wales collapse

Moises Henriques dominated for New South Wales Getty Images

Queensland 1 for 23 trail New South Wales 279 (Henriques 152, Nevill 29, Steketee 4-38) by 256 runs

Moises Henriques scored a stunning 152 in a lone hand for New South Wales on the opening day of the Sheffield Shield clash with Queensland in Canberra.

Henriques entered at 2 for 43 in the 15th over after his captain Peter Nevill had won the toss and elected to bat. He smashed 20 fours and a six in 178 balls before falling caught and bowled to Mark Steketee.

He was the eighth man out with the score at 274, having scored 152 out of the 231 that were scored while he was at the crease. Nevill was the next highest contributor with just 29.

It was Henriques eighth first-class century. He has been particularly savage on the Bulls this year after scoring 134 not out against them in the JLT Cup.

Steketee did the bulk of the damage for the Bulls with 4 for 38 as the Blues tail fell apart slumping from 4 for 263 to be all out for 279.

Test hopeful Joe Burns was done no favours in the Bulls reply. He was given out caught behind trying to pull a delivery from Josh Hazlewood in the fourth over. Replays suggested he missed the ball by some margin.

Matt Renshaw and Marnus Labuschagne got to stumps unscathed and will face the likely first Test attack of Hazlewood, Mitchell Starc, Pat Cummins and Nathan Lyon on day two.