Sheffield Shield Highlights – Match 4, 5 & 6
New South Wales vs Victoria 4th Match
Victoria won the toss and elected to field first.
Batting first New South Wales lost early wickets and had their openers back in the pavilion scoring 8 and 21 runs. After New South Wales were 3 down for 55, KR Patterson and J Edwards put together 50 runs for the 4th wicket.
J Edwards scored 34 runs and was the second highest scorer in the New South Wales innings. KR Patterson was the top team batsman in the 1st innings with 63 runs. New South Wales 1st innings wrapped up for 159 runs.
Victoria in their 1st innings couldn’t get an ideal start and lost 2 wickets for 6 runs. TJ Dean and EM Vines, the number 1 and number 3 batsmen were out for 0.
M Harris and P Handscomb built a 92-runs partnership for the 3rd wicket. Handscomb was out for 48and M Harris went on to score a double hundred and stayed not out on 250.
Victoria declared their innings on 445-9.
New South Wales in their second innings got a better start and had a 48-runs opening partnership. N Larkin scored 53 and was out bowled by Fekete.
Here are the in-play betting markets when New South Wales were 122-3 a the end of 40 overs and S Boland had just dismissed M Henriques for 23.
The Yes option in the KR Patterson Milestones – To reach 50 market had the odds of 1.66 at the time.
KR Patterson was out in the 64th over when the score was 167. He scored 50 runs off 133 balls.
A bet of Rs.100 on the Yes option should have won Rs.166.
Here are the odds from the in-play betting market for J Edwards Innings runs when he was batting on 0.
J Edwards was out for 16 bowled by Tremain and was out when the team score was 152.
A crucial aspect of this event was the Under 3.5 selection from the Wickets Lost for 150 Runs market had the odds of 2.25.
Since New South Wales had scored 150 runs for loss of 3 wickets, a Rs.100 bet on the Under selection from this market would have returned Rs.225.
New South Wales were all out for 179 in the 2nd innings. Victoria won by an innings and 107 runs.
Queensland vs South Australia 5th Match
Queensland won the toss and elected to bat first. Queensland lost wickets at the top quickly as their opener M Renshaw, number 3 batsman, M Labuschagne, and number 4 batsman, C Hemprey were out for scores of 3, 3, and 4 respectively.
Their other opener J Burns scored 64 and was the top team batsman in the 1st innings. The captain of Queensland J Peirson was the second highest scorer in their innings with 42 runs from 64 balls.
Queensland were all out for 231 in 1st innings.
L Pope of South Australia picked 7 wickets for 87 runs.
South Australia got off to a good start in the 1st innings with a 61-runs opening stand between J Weatherald and C McInerney. After McInerney was out for 24, Weatherald and T Cooper built a 107-runs partnership for for the 2nd wicket.
Weatherald was out for 69 and Cooper went on to score 178 runs off 246 balls. He wasn’t the only centurion in the South Australia side. J Lehmann scored 126 off 192 balls and South Australia finished 505 all out in the 1st innings.
Queensland 2nd innings started with two early losses as M Renshaw and J Burns were out for 0 and 7 respectively.
When Queensland score was 43-2, the market for M Labuschagne Innings Runs in the in-play betting had these odds.
Labuschagne was playing on 24 at the time and the odds for Under 30.5 runs were set at 3.50. He was dismissed by Mennie on 28.
A Rs.100 bet on the Under selection would have returned Rs.350.
Also, the odds for the No selection in the M Labuschagne Milestones – To Reach 50 market were set at 1.50.
A Rs.100 bet should have returned Rs.150 as he did not reach 50 runs milestone.
CR Hemphrey was batting on 7 when the market for his innings runs had the odds of 2.62 for Over 33.5 selection.
Hemphrey scored 87 runs and was out caught off Sayers.
Another in-play betting market with high return possibility was the Wickets Lost for 100 Runs.
Queensland had lost 3 wickets for 61 and crossed 100 without losing any more wickets. So, a Rs.100 bet on the Under selection in the above in-play betting market would have returned Rs.220.
S Heazlett scored unbeaten 118 runs along with M Neser who was not out on 57 and the Queensland score read 357-6 at the end of the last day of the match.
Match resulted in a draw and Tom Cooper was awarded man of the match.
Tasmania vs Western Australia 6th Match
Tasmania won the toss and elected to bat first. Tasmania lost 4 wickets under 100 runs in their 1st innings. Opener J Silk was out for 1 and the skipper George Bailey was out for a duck on the first ball.
Half centuries from A Doolan (76) and M Wade (66) helped the Tasmania score reach 226.
C Green of Western Australia picked 6 wickets for 30 runs, while D Moody picked 3 for 39 and got the Tasmania side all out for 226.
Western Australia in their 1st innings struggled at the top as they lost their 1st wicket for 7.
Shaun Marsh scored 80 off 140 for Western Australia and the team finished 243 all out in the 1st innings.
When Tasmania came out to bat in the 2nd innings J Silk put on an improved performance from the 1st innings and scored 56 runs.
Here is an in-play betting market for M Wade innings runs in the Tasmania 2nd innings when he was batting on 26.
The market for S Milenko innings runs had these odds when he was batting on 17.
M Wade was out for 50 runs and the Yes option in the MS Wade Milestones – To Reach 50 market had the odds of 1.66.
A Rs.100 bet on this selection should have returned Rs.166.
Tasmania were all out for 208 in their 2nd innings and the target for Western Australia was 192 runs.
Shaun Marsh scored 98 runs in the 2nd innings for Western Australia and H Cartwright was not out on 84.
Though Western Australia lost 2 quick wickets on 5, Marsh and Cartwright’s 170-runs partnership ensured Western Australia the victory.
Western Australia won by 7 wickets and Shaun Marsh was awarded man of the match. Read more predictions for the Sheffield Shield.