Sydney, Mar 5 - 8 2009, Sheffield Shield
(103.2 ov)210 & 248/4
Match drawn
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Bandy holds firm as Blues finish last

New South Wales' title defence ended in the wooden spoon after David Bandy's 87 not out guided Western Australia to safety with help from rain

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Scorecard summary
Western Australia210/10(75.1 overs)1st INNINGS
Aaron Heal66 (94)
Josh Mangan38 (118)
Burt Cockley4/37(18)
Beau Casson2/65(13)
New South Wales526/8(156 overs)1st INNINGS
Usman Khawaja*172 (258)
Greg Mail59 (166)
David Bandy2/36(17)
Brad Knowles2/85(30)
Western Australia248/4(103.2 overs)2nd INNINGS
Match details
Sydney Cricket Ground
TossWestern Australia, elected to bat first
SeriesSheffield Shield
Hours of play (local time)11.00 start, Lunch 13.00-13.40, Tea 15.40-16.00, Close 18.00
Match days5,6,7,8 March 2009 - day (4-day match)
FC debut
David Warner
David Warner
Mitchell Starc
Mitchell Starc
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Bruce Oxenford
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John Ward
PointsWestern Australia 0, New South Wales 2