Charging Bulls grab two bonus points
Queensland achieved a second bonus point as Andrew Symonds hit a four from the final ball of the 25th over to seal a crushing ING Cup win over South Australia at Adelaide Oval today
Queensland 5 for 204 (Hopes 69, Symonds 44*, Cleary 3-54) beat South Australia 8 for 202 (Cameron 77) by five wickets
James Hopes's half-century won him Man of the Match
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Queensland achieved a second bonus point as Andrew Symonds hit a four from the final ball of the 25th over to seal a crushing ING Cup win over South Australia at Adelaide Oval today. Symonds finished with 44 off 32 balls while James Hopes, the opener, was Man of the Match after making 69.
Mark Cleary, who took three wickets but leaked 54 in eight overs, dismissed Shane Watson and Clinton Perren with the first and third balls of the 25th over, leaving Symonds needing three from the last delivery. Queensland received a bonus point for winning within 40 overs and another for finishing the match by the half-way stage.
Ben Cameron's 77 dominated South Australia's innings but three run outs, including Cameron's following a brilliant effort from Symonds, disrupted their momentum. Cameron and Callum Ferguson helped the Redbacks up from 3 for 60 in the 17th over to 4 for 138, but the lower order struggled. "We did expect to have some highs and lows this season with such a young group, but probably not this low," the South Australia captain Graham Manou said.