Victoria 9 for 325 dec. (Maxwell 79, Dean 60, Mennie 3-73) and 3 for 72 (Dean 26, Zampa 2-11) lead South Australia 224 (Raphael 48, Lehmann 41, Boland 5-38) by 173 runs
Scott Boland, the pacer, took 5 for 38 as Victoria bowled South Australia out for 224 to take a 101-run first-innings lead at the Adelaide Oval.
Boland, who made his ODI debut during the home series against India last month, dismissed five of their top seven after South Australia had started the day at 2 for 42. Chris Tremain and Clint McKay helped keep the pressure from the other end with timely strikes that nipped out South Australia's middle order.
Sam Raphael (48) and Jake Lehmann (41) were South Australia's top scorers.
In response, Victoria lost three wickets, with Adam Zampa, the legspinner who earned a call-up to Australia's World T20 squad, picking up two wickets. Victoria ended the day at 3 for 72, with an overall lead of 173.