Lyon and Abbott secure victory for New South Wales

Trent Copeland and Kurtis Patterson lead New South Wales off the field Getty Images

New South Wales 261 (Patterson 107*. Abbott 69, Richardson 8-47) and 253 beat Western Australia 198 (S Marsh 81, Copeland 4-52) and 212 (Stoinis 81, Lyon 4-86)

Nathan Lyon and Sean Abbott bowled New South Wales to back-to-back Sheffield Shield wins as they secured a 104-run victory against Western Australia.

The Warriors resumed on 6 for 115 chasing 317 and soon lost Ashton Agar to Lyon who has found excellent rhythm ahead of the Test series against India.

The last man to stand between New South Wales and victory was Marcus Stoinis and for a little while he and Cameron Green started to form a useful stand before Lyon struck again to have Stoinis caught in the deep and win an absorbing contest between the two internationals.

Abbott claimed the final two wickets as he removed Green and Matthew Kelly.