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Henry Hunt's century saves South Australia as Chadd Sayers bows out
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Henry Hunt's century saves South Australia as Chadd Sayers bows out

ReportJon Holland took his match haul nine wickets but Victoria could not set up a run chaseSouth Australia 333 (Head 76, Kerber 55, Holland 5-82) and 9 for 329 (Hunt 127, Lehmann 62, Holland 4-90) drew with Victoria 365 (Harper 106)Henry Hunt's exceptional rearguard innings to conclude a strong season at the top of the order could not prevent South Australia's ignominious finish at the bottom of the Sheffield Shield table for the fourth consecutive season after Travis Head and his Victorian counterpart Peter Handscomb called off proceedings early at Junction Oval in Melbourne.There were still 43 overs scheduled to be bowled on the final afternoon with the Redbacks nine wickets down and leading Victoria by 297 runs. But the retiring Chadd Sayers did not get a final innings in which to bowl...
Henry Hunt keeps South Australia afloat after Sam Harper's maiden century
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Henry Hunt keeps South Australia afloat after Sam Harper's maiden century

ReportVictoria a turned a likely deficit into a lead then claimed early wickets to set up the chance of victorySouth Australia 333 and 5 for 151 (Hunt 73*) lead Victoria 365 (Harper 106*, Seymour 60, Worrall 3-86, Kerber 3-92) by 119 runsHenry Hunt held South Australia's faltering third innings together after Sam Harper's first century for Victoria gave the hosts an unexpected first innings lead in the Sheffield Shield match at Junction Oval in Melbourne.Resuming 132 runs behind with just three wickets remaining, Harper fashioned stands of 54 with Mitch Perry, 88 with debutant Todd Murphy and 28 with the last man Jon Holland to allow Victoria to regain the upper hand against the lowly Redbacks, assured of finishing bottom of the Sheffield Shield table for the fourth consecutive season.Harp...
Victoria wobble around debutant James Seymour's half-century
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Victoria wobble around debutant James Seymour's half-century

ReportSouth Australia, currently ahead by 132 runs, are in the position to dictate termsVictoria 7 for 201 (Seymour 60) trail South Australia 333 (Head 76, Kerber 55, Holland 5-82) by 132 runsA debut innings of 60 by James Seymour could not prevent Victoria's wobbles in pursuit of South Australia's 333 on day two of the Sheffield Shield match at Junction Oval in Melbourne.The bottom-placed Redbacks had wriggled their way to 333 with the aid of a debut fifty of their own through the former Victorian spin bowler Sam Kerber, who would go on to take his first Shield wicket by bowling Seymour, who had got off the mark with a pulled six, just as the hosts appeared to have righted themselves after the loss of Nic Maddinson.After Travis Dean was pinned lbw by Chadd Sayers with the second ball of t...
Travis Head 76 leads South Australia recovery after Jon Holland nabs three
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Travis Head 76 leads South Australia recovery after Jon Holland nabs three

ReportSouth Australia captain rescued his side from 3 for 98 with the help of Alex Carey and Harry NielsenSouth Australia 7 for 278 (Head 76, Weatherald 46, Holland 3-74) vs VictoriaSouth Australia's captain Travis Head provided the most substance to a halting first innings from his side against Victoria on day one of the Sheffield Shield match at the Junction Oval in Melbourne.A dry surface that offered appreciable turn for Jon Holland and the debutant offspinner Todd Murphy created a fresh set of problems for the visiting South Australia side, who also discovered this week that they would have to bid farewell to the reliable seam and swing of Chadd Sayers at the season's end.Holland and Murphy twirled down 48 overs between them and might have hoped to scythe through the remainder of the ...