result
Final, Hobart, Mar 19 - 23 2007, Pura Cup
340 & 460
(target 571)230 & 149
Tasmania won by 421 runs
Player Of The Match
66, 4/33 & 106
luke-butterworth
Player Of The Series
1202 runs
chris-rogers
14y
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Wright bowls Tasmania to historic victory

Damien Wright and Ben Hilfenhaus bowled Tasmania to their first Pura Cup title

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Scorecard summary
Tasmania340/10(107.5 overs)1st INNINGS
New South Wales230/10(75.4 overs)1st INNINGS
Tasmania460/10(168.2 overs)2nd INNINGS
New South Wales149/10(34.5 overs)2nd INNINGS
Simon Katich34 (34)
Ben Rohrer30 (55)

Wonderful scenes here for Tasmania, there's David Boon looking on like a godfather, great win for the locals in a hard-fought game that NSW never gave up on but in the end Tasmania's destiny was to win this cricket match. Good on em.

And that's it from us here at Bellerive, conggratulations to Tasmania, enjoy the win it's been emotional.

34.5
W
Wright to Bollinger, OUT

AND THERE IT IS, WILD WRIGHT GETS A FIVE-fer, he's got Doug Bolly plumb and the Tasmanian players, the fans, the kids, the mums and dads, the shop-keepers, the chemists, the miners, the candlestick makers, the whole island state is up!

Doug Bollinger lbw b Wright 12 (21m 17b 0x4 1x6) SR: 70.58
34.4
1
Wright to MacGill, 1 run

magilla off the mark with a prod off the body, and the Tassie boys lining up to take the wicket that'll be the on the telly for a week

34.3
W
Wright to Nicholson, OUT

tail-enders decision for MJ Nicko, it was angling down leg but probably looked a bit out on first glance, was certainly a good shout as shouts tend to be, and the locals are one wicket from everlastin glory

Matthew Nicholson lbw b Wright 28 (31m 26b 3x4 1x6) SR: 107.69
34.2
4
Wright to Nicholson, FOUR runs

turned off the pads nicely fine, pretty decent leg glance off leg-stump

34.1
Wright to Nicholson, no run

donked to cover. C'mon Tassie let's get into the pub

end of over 3414 runs
NSW: 144/8CRR: 4.23 
Doug Bollinger12 (16)
Matthew Nicholson24 (23)
Daniel Marsh 4-1-30-0
33.6
Marsh to Bollinger, no run

blocked

33.5
3
Marsh to Nicholson, 3 runs

whacked in the air over square leg. Looking for a cheap wicket, Marshy

33.4
2
Marsh to Nicholson, 2 runs

very late cut, nice shot, but very late cut

33.3
3
Marsh to Bollinger, 3 runs

tossing it up, inviting the tonk, does not desist but rather tonks it over long off

33.2
6
Marsh to Bollinger, SIX runs

tossing it up, inviting the tonk, does not desist but rather tonks it into the carpark over mid-wicket, big hit from the big man

33.1
Marsh to Bollinger, no run

tossing it up, inviting the tonk, resistst

end of over 332 runs
NSW: 130/8CRR: 3.93 
Matthew Nicholson19 (21)
Doug Bollinger3 (12)
Damien Wright 6-3-8-3
32.6
Wright to Nicholson, no run

blocked to cover. Have another over marshy, that last one was fun

32.5
1
Wright to Bollinger, 1 run

beats gully off the thick edge outside of his bat

32.4
Wright to Bollinger, no run

off the back foot, kept a bit low. Comikng aroudn the ... coming around the wicket here Wild, looking to uproot Bolly's off-stump

32.3
Wright to Bollinger, no run

hit hard again to the offside off the back foot, one bounce in front of the gully

32.2
Wright to Bollinger, no run

whacked to cover off the back foot

32.1
1
Wright to Nicholson, 1 run

blocked, inside edge to leg

end of over 3213 runs
NSW: 128/8CRR: 4.00 
Doug Bollinger2 (8)
Matthew Nicholson18 (19)
Daniel Marsh 3-1-16-0
31.6
Marsh to Bollinger, no run

swung hard again but he can't be the man at midwicket

31.5
2
Marsh to Bollinger, 2 runs

launched at and it flies off to deep midwicket where it pitches, and sucks back into the hole for a birdie two

31.4
Marsh to Bollinger, no run

beaten Bolly, in two minds, he needs to empty the head and just swing, batter

Match details
Bellerive Oval, Hobart
TossTasmania, elected to bat first
SeriesPura Cup
Season2006/07
Player Of The Match
Luke Butterworth
Luke Butterworth
Player Of The Series
Chris Rogers
Chris Rogers
Series resultTasmania won the 2006/07 Pura Cup
Hours of play (local time)10.30-12.30, 13.10-15.10, 15.30-17.30
Match days19,20,21,22,23 March 2007 - day (5-day match)
Umpires
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Bob Parry
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Rod Tucker
TV Umpire
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Bruce Oxenford
Match Referee
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Richard Widows
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