Victoria vs New South Wales Prediction 4th Match
Victoria won by an innings and 107 runs
- Date: 25th October 2018
- Time: 5:00 AM IST
- Venue: Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne
Victoria vs New South Wales Betting Odds
Sheffield 4th Match Teams
In their 1st Sheffield Shield match, Victoria went against Western Australia at Perth on 16th October. Victoria put a great bowling performance winning the toss and opting to bowl first.
Chris Termain and Scott Bolan picked the initial wicket early in the innings dismissing openers William Bosisto and Jonathan Wells. Ashton Turner, the Western Australia captain was out bowled by Boland for 0.
Chris Termain finished 4 for 37 and Scott Boland picked 3 for 72 and Western Australia were all out for 208.
Victoria 1st innings saw a phenomenal performance by their number 3 batsman, Will Pucovski who scored 243 runs with 30 fours in his inning. Matthew Short along with Will Pucovski put together 159 runs for the 5th wicket and scored 80 runs with 10 fours.
Victoria scored 504 runs in their 1st innings and continued their attacking bowling in the second innings as well. Chris Tremain picked 5 for 100 and Scott Boland picked 4 wickets for 57 runs and wrapped up the Western Australia 2nd innings for 251 runs. Victoria won the match by an innings and 45 runs and started their Sheffield Shield 2018-19 season on a winning note.
New South Wales
New South Wales played their 1st match against South Australia which ended in a draw. Daniel Hughes, the opening batsman of New South Wales scored 60 runs in the 1st innings. Trent Copeland batting at number 10 was the second half centurion in their innings which concluded on 246-10.
In the bowling department Trent Copeland picked 6 wickets for 86 and Sean Abbott picked 2 for 64.
While in their second innings, New South Wales captain Peter Nevil scored 72 runs batting at number 7 when New South Wales were 121-5.
Sean About and Trent Copeland picked 3 wickets each in the second innings.
Looking at the batting performance of both the teams, Victoria had batted only once in the 1st match though New South Wales didn’t win their 1st match, they showed improvement in their batting scoring better in the second innings against South Australia.
Victoria dominates in the bowling department. Their bowlers picked 20 wickets in the match against Western Australia. This wicket taking ability is crucial in winning test matches, especially when it comes to 4-day Test match.
Our Prediction for Victoria vs New South Wales
Victoria are the favorites to win this match.
Victoria has a good chance of winning this match with their bowlers being at their best in this season.