Final, Melbourne, Mar 17 - 21 2010, Sheffield Shield
305 & 591/8d
(target 640)257 & 182
Victoria won by 457 runs
Player Of The Match
96 & 20
Player Of The Series
827 runs

JR Hopes absent hurt 0 (0b 0x4 0x6)

Victoria have won the Sheffield Shield. That have won this game by 457 runs. They retain their Sheffield Shield final.

Queensland soundly beaten today. They were never going to chase 640. Lee Carseldine fought hard for 75 but the rest folded.

Bryce McGain took 4 for 70, Hastins 3 for 25.

Another brilliant season by the Bushrangers. They won the KFC big bash and the Shield and finished second in the Ford ranger Cup. They are the dominant team in Australian domestic cricket.

Matthew Wade has been named Man of the Match for his fantastic 96 on day 1 that dug Victoria out of a hole.

Back to back titles for Victoria. That is it from Cricinfo for this domestic summer in Australia. Thanks for your company. We'll see you again next season.

McGain to Boyce, OUT

LBW! Tossed up, middle stump, Boyce gets forward gets a big inside edge onto pad, huge appeal as he was hit infront, Umpire Fry gives it OUT! Unlucky for Boyce. The Vics have won! Hopes won't bat with that torn calf.

Cameron Boyce lbw b McGain 0 (3m 1b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0
McGain to Hartley, 1 run

shorter on leg stump, McGain tucks it off his hip to fine leg for one.

McGain to Hartley, 2 runs

Hartley whips this with the turn thru midwicket for two.

McGain to Hartley, no run

looping leg break, Hartley defends striding forward.

end of over 58Wicket maiden
QLD: 179/8CRR: 3.08 
Chris Hartley26 (61)
John Hastings 10-3-25-3
Hastings to Feldman, OUT

LBW! Hooping full inswinger hits Feldman on the shin in front of middle and off, huge appeal, Bruce Oxenford raises his finger. That was plumb! Hastings on a hat-trick.

Luke Feldman lbw b Hastings 0 (1m 1b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0
Hastings to Swan, OUT

Caught behind! Hastings bowls a bounces, Swan awkwardly half ducks half hooks, it catches the glove and flies behind, Wade reaches high to his left and hauls in the catch one-handed!

Chris Swan c †Wade b Hastings 4 (13m 13b 0x4 0x6) SR: 30.76
Hastings to Swan, no run

back of a length, Swan goes back and forces to backward point.

Hastings to Swan, no run

fuller length swinging in, Swan trusts the line and leaves.

Hastings to Swan, no run

back of a length inswinger, Swan defends in to the off side.

Hastings to Hartley, 1 leg bye

leg stump line, pitching outside leg, comes off Hartley's pad and rolls behind square leg for an extra.

end of over 576 runs
QLD: 178/6CRR: 3.12 
Chris Swan4 (9)
Chris Hartley26 (60)
Bryce McGain 25-4-67-3
McGain to Swan, no run

well flighted, Swan goes back and defends from the crease with the full face.

McGain to Swan, 2 runs

tossed up, outside leg, Swan whips against the turn wide of mid on for two.

McGain to Swan, no run

driven towards mid off.

McGain to Swan, no run

defended back to McGain.

McGain to Swan, 2 byes

full toss drifts down leg and it goes thru Wade's leg's after pitching for two byes.

McGain to Swan, 2 runs

looping leg break pitches outside leg, Swan tucks it thru square leg for two.

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