Result
30th Match, Melbourne, Mar 8-10 2012, Sheffield Shield
208 & 212
(53.5 ov, target 236)
185 & 236/5
Victoria won by 5 wickets
Player Of The Match
1y
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Victoria win but finish third

Andrew McDonald helped Victoria finish their season with a win over New South Wales but it wasn't enough to earn them a place in the Sheffield Shield final

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Scorecard summary
New South Wales208(82.4 overs)1st Innings
Victoria185(59.5 overs)1st Innings
Aaron Finch29 (57)
Ben Rohrer4/13(4.5)
New South Wales212(60.4 overs)2nd Innings
Victoria236/5(53.5 overs)2nd Innings
Chris Rogers70 (109)
Scott Coyte1/56(10)
53.5
1
Smith to Handscomb, 1 run
53.4
Smith to Handscomb, no run
53.3
Smith to Handscomb, no run
53.2
4
Smith to Handscomb, FOUR runs
53.1
1
Smith to McDonald, 1 run
end of over 531 runs
VIC: 230/5CRR: 4.33 
Peter Handscomb31 (46)
Andrew McDonald31 (39)
Ben Rohrer3-0-7-0
Steven Smith2-0-13-0
52.6
Rohrer to Handscomb, no run
52.5
Rohrer to Handscomb, no run
52.4
1
Rohrer to McDonald, 1 run
52.3
Rohrer to McDonald, no run
52.2
Rohrer to McDonald, no run
52.1
Rohrer to McDonald, no run
end of over 524 runs
VIC: 229/5CRR: 4.4 
Peter Handscomb31 (44)
Andrew McDonald30 (35)
Steven Smith2-0-13-0
Ben Rohrer2-0-6-0
51.6
Smith to Handscomb, no run
51.5
Smith to Handscomb, no run
51.4
2
Smith to Handscomb, 2 runs
51.3
Smith to Handscomb, no run
51.2
2
Smith to Handscomb, 2 runs
51.1
Smith to Handscomb, no run
end of over 512 runs
VIC: 225/5CRR: 4.41 
Andrew McDonald30 (35)
Peter Handscomb27 (38)
Ben Rohrer2-0-6-0
Steven Smith1-0-9-0
50.6
Rohrer to McDonald, no run
Match details
Melbourne Cricket Ground
TossNew South Wales , elected to bat first
SeriesSheffield Shield 2011
Player Of The Match
Andrew McDonald
Season2011/12
Hours of play (local time)11.00 start, Lunch 13.00-13.30, Tea 15.30-16.00, Close 18.00
Match days8,9,10 March 2012 (4-day match)
First-class debut
Chris Tremain
Umpires
Paul Wilson
Geoff Joshua
Match Referee
Denis Burns
PointsVictoria 6, New South Wales 2