Player of the Match
Player of the Match

Bowlers give Queensland victory

Queensland 347 (Burns 140, Hopes 92) and 218 (Hartley 61) beat South Australia 294 (Manou 87, Blizzard 64) and 177 (Harris 105*, Hopes 6-50) by 94 runs

Daniel Harris fought a valiant, but ultimately futile, battle as James Hopes and Luke Feldman ran through South Australia to give Queensland a comfortable win and move them to third in the points table, behind New South Wales and Tasmania.

Harris batted for just shy of three hours to make an unbeaten 105, and innings that included 12 fours and a six, but watched a procession of his team-mates come and go at the other end as no one else was able to knuckle down and keep him company. The South Australia batsmen racked up a total of seven ducks, including four of the top six batsmen, as Hopes ran through the middle order. He trapped Cameron Borgas and Aiden Blizzard leg before off consecutive balls in the 10th over, repeated the trick with Daniel Christian in the 12th over, and then had Graham Manou caught behind for naught in the 14th over.

At 6 for 36, it looked like South Australia would not make it to lunch, but Cullen Bailey battled to make 28 and add 82 with Harris, to give the South Australian innings some respectability. Hopes eventually had him trapped in front as well to complete his five-for, before adding Kane Richardson to his tally to give him eight wickets for the match. Feldman then returned to knock over the last two wickets to also finish with eight wickets in the game.

South Aust 4th innings Partnerships

1st0DJ HarrisJD Smith
2nd0DJ HarrisNM Lyon
3rd28DJ HarrisCJ Borgas
4th0DJ HarrisAC Blizzard
5th4DJ HarrisDT Christian
6th4GA ManouDJ Harris
7th82DJ HarrisCB Bailey
8th41DJ HarrisKW Richardson
9th6DJ HarrisBM Edmondson
10th12DJ HarrisPR George