South Australia vs New South Wales Sheffield Shield 1st Match Prediction

Maya G
By: Maya G
Prediction South Australia vs New South Wales

New South Wales – 256 & 279-8 d
South Australia 273 & 103-6
Match Drawn

Last Update: October 17th 2018

  • Date: 16th October 2018
  • Time: 5:30 AM IST
  • Venue: Adelaide Oval, Adelaide

South Australia vs New South Wales Betting Odds

South Australia – 1.80 Bet Rs.100 to win Rs.180 if South Australia wins BET NOW
New South Wales – 2.00 Bet Rs.100 to win Rs.200 if New South Wales wins BET NOW


South Australia won the toss and elected to field first.

New South Wales lost their 1st wicket early in the innings when N Winter of South Australia dismissed N Larkin out lbw in the 6th over.

D Hughes and K Patterson took the innings further from there and when NSW were 32-1 the odds in the Draw No Bet market at Bet365 were –


In the individual players’ markets, the options for D Hughes Milestones had the odds of 2.10 for Yes in the To Reach 50 market.


D Huges was out when NSW score was 124 in the 47th over and he scored 60 runs with 4 fours. So, a bet of Rs.100 on the Yes selection at 2.10 would have won Rs.210.

In the market for K Patterson to reach 50, the odds for No option had the odds of 1.72. Patterson was out for 17 in the 24th over.

His wicket would have won 2 bets in 2 markets. Here’s a look at those markets.


A bet of Rs.100 in this market on No at 1.72 should have won a punter Rs.172. The other market available when the two batsmen were on crease was the Wicket Lost for 50 Runs.

Over 1.5 wickets option had the odds of 2.75 and the Under 1.5 wicket had the odds of 1.40.

K Patterson was out when the NSW score was 49, which is just 1 run below 50. A bet on the Over 1.5 option at 2.75 odds should have won a punter Rs.275. And if the wicket had fallen on 51, the bet on Under 1.5 option would have won.

At the end of the 16th over, New South Wales were 35-1 and the odds for Over 46.5 betting option in the Runs in First 20 Overs market were set at 2.00 and the option for Under 46.5 has the odds of 1.72.


NSW after 20 overs had scored 41 runs at the loss of 1 wicket and so a bet of Rs.100 on Under 46.5 would have won Rs.172.


At the end of Day 1 New South Wales were 124-3 with M Henriques batting on 41.

Match Preview

South Australia vs New South Wales is the 1st match of the Sheffield Shield 2018-19 season. South Australia finished at the last place in the 2017-18 season with 2 wins and 6 losses in 10 matches and 29 points on the table.

Their last match of the Sheffield Shield 2017-18 season was against Western Australia which they lost by 241 runs.

Western Australia had scored 355 runs in 1st innings where South Australia bowlers Daniel Worral picked a fifer. Other South Australia bowlers who picked wickets were Nick Winter (2), Joe Mennie (2) and Kane Richardson (1).

South Australia batting collapsed in their 1st innings and were all out for 201 runs on the board. Conor McInerney was the highest scorer with 51 runs. Jake Lehmann, who is the captain for this season had scored 4 runs.

In their second innings, Conor McInerney was out for a duck, while Jake Weatherald (62) and Callum Ferguson (92) both scored fifties. South Australia’s innings finished 283 all out, with the team falling 241 runs short of the target set by Western Australia.

Of the 2 wins that South Australia registered to their name in the last season, 1 had come against New South Wales, who they will be locking horns with on 16th October at Adelaide.

Nick Winter had picked a fifer in the 1st Innings and Daniel Hughes, the New South Wales opener scored 93 runs who was supported by Kurtis Patterson (89).

Daniel Worral, and Joe Mennie of South Australia each picked 2 wickets and cleaned up the New South Wales batting for 256 runs in the 1st innings.

Tom Cooper scored an unbeaten 105-runs for South Australia in the 1st innings. Tom Andrews’ 50 towards the end helped the side take a 25-runs lead over New South Wales.

Trent Copeland was the leading wicket taker for New South Wales with 4 wickets followed by Daniel Fallins’ 3 and Mickey Edwards’ 2 wickets.

Nick Winter picked a fifer in the 2nd innings as well. Daniel Worall picked 4 wickets and Tom Andrews picked 1 and the New South Wales side was all out for 213.

South Australia chased down the target comfortably with a half century from Jake Weathered and an unbeaten 49 from Callum Ferguson.

South Australia and New South Wales went head to head twice in the last season. New South Wales won by 6 wickets the first time, and South Australia won on the later occasion by 7 wickets.

SA & NSW Squads

South Australia

Conor McInerney, Jake Weatherald, Callum Ferguson, Jake Lehmann(c), Harry Nielsen(w), Tom Cooper, Joe Mennie, Kane Richardson, Chadd Sayers, Cameron Valente, Lloyd Pope, Nick Winter

New South Wales

Nick Larkin, Daniel Hughes, Kurtis Patterson, Moises Henriques, Peter Nevill(w/c), Jason Sangha, Trent Copeland, Sean Abbott, Steve OKeefe, Jack Edwards, Mickey Edwards, Daniel Sams

Our Prediction for South Australia vs New South Wales

South Australia are the favourites to win this opening match of the Sheffield Shield 2018-19 season.