result
25th match, Melbourne, Mar 2 - 6 2018, Sheffield Shield
199 & 280
(101.5 ov, target 309)171 & 285
Victoria won by 23 runs
player of the match
Steve O'Keefe
New South Wales
Article Thumbnail
3y
• ESPNcricinfo staff

Fawad's five-for hands Victoria thrilling win

New South Wales needed just 29 runs with three wickets in hand when the legspinner turned the game, which Victoria won by 23 runs to move one step closer to a fourth successive Sheffield Shield final

Match centre 
Scorecard summary
Victoria199/10(75.4 overs)1st INNINGS
Marcus Harris109 (161)
Seb Gotch28 (100)
Steve O'Keefe8/77(32.4)
Harry Conway1/28(10)
New South Wales171/10(55.1 overs)1st INNINGS
Victoria280/10(103.1 overs)2nd INNINGS
Travis Dean106 (270)
Trent Copeland5/59(24.1)
New South Wales285/10(101.5 overs)2nd INNINGS
Fawad Ahmed5/94(24.5)
101.5
W
Fawad to Nevill, OUT
Peter Nevill st †Gotch b Fawad Ahmed 26 (90b 1x4 0x6) SR: 28.88
101.4
Fawad to Nevill, no run
101.3
Fawad to Nevill, no run
101.2
Fawad to Nevill, no run
101.1
Fawad to Nevill, no run
end of over 1011 run
NSW: 285/9CRR: 2.82 
Harry Conway0 (3)
Peter Nevill26 (84)
Scott Boland24-6-34-0
Fawad Ahmed24-0-94-4
100.6
Boland to Conway, no run
100.5
Boland to Conway, no run
100.4
Boland to Conway, no run
100.3
1
Boland to Nevill, 1 run
100.2
Boland to Nevill, no run
100.1
Boland to Nevill, no run
end of over 1005 runs • 2 wickets
NSW: 284/9CRR: 2.84 
Peter Nevill25 (81)
Fawad Ahmed24-0-94-4
Chris Tremain21-3-54-2
99.6
W
Fawad to Abbott, OUT
Sean Abbott b Fawad Ahmed 4 (4b 1x4 0x6) SR: 100
99.5
4
Fawad to Abbott, FOUR runs
99.4
Fawad to Abbott, no run
99.3
Fawad to Abbott, no run
99.2
W
Fawad to Copeland, OUT
Trent Copeland c †Gotch b Fawad Ahmed 3 (7b 0x4 0x6) SR: 42.85
99.1
1
Fawad to Nevill, 1 run
end of over 992 runs
NSW: 279/7CRR: 2.81 
Trent Copeland3 (6)
Peter Nevill24 (80)
Chris Tremain21-3-54-2
Fawad Ahmed23-0-89-2
98.6
Tremain to Copeland, no run
98.5
1
Tremain to Nevill, 1 run
98.4
Tremain to Nevill, no run
Match details
Junction Oval, Melbourne
TossVictoria, elected to bat first
SeriesSheffield Shield
Season2017/18
Player Of The Match
Steve O'Keefe
Steve O'Keefe
Hours of play (local time)10.30am start, Lunch 12.30-1.10pm, Tea 3.10-3.30pm, Close 5.30pm
Match days03,04,05,06 March 2018 - day(4-day match)
Player Replacement
Dan Christian for Will Pucovski (Victoria 2nd innings, 18.5 ov)
FC debut
Param Uppal
Param Uppal
Umpires
Australia Image
Gerard Abood
Australia Image
Simon Lightbody
Match Referee
Australia Image
David Talalla
PointsVictoria 7, New South Wales 1