Western Australia vs Tasmania Prediction 6th Match
Western Australia won by 7 wickets
- Date: 25th October 2018
- Time: 8:00 AM IST
- Venue: W.A.C.A Ground, Perth
Western Australia vs Tasmania Betting Odds
Sheffield League Match No 6 Teams
Western Australia started off their Sheffield Shield 2018-19 season with a loss against Victoria. In the 1st innings, Marcus Stoinis scored 80 runs and was the highest run-scorer in the Western Australia 1st innings.
Josh Phillippe and Josh Inglis contributed 41 and 36 with the bat and the Western Australia innings ended 208-10.
With the ball, Marcus Stoinis was the best pick with 4 for 73. Simon Mackin picked 3 wickets for 138 and Usman Qadir picked 2 wickets for 77 to get the opposition all out for 504 runs.
Trailing by 296 runs, Western Australia in their 2nd innings, were 5 wickets down for 45 runs on the board, Marcus Stoinis being the 5th batsman out.
Among the top 5 batsmen in their batting order, Hilton Cartwright was the highest scorer with 14 runs.
Josh Phillippe and Josh Inglis together put 120 runs for the 6th wicket. Josh Inglis was out for 69 runs, while Josh Phillips scored a hundred and was out for 104. Cameron Green remained not out for 35 and Western Australia were all out for 251 and lost the match by an innings and 45 runs.
Tasmania in their 1st match of this season against Queensland were the winners. Alex Doolan the Tasmanian opener was the centurion in their 1st innings with 115 runs.
George Bailey, the captain of the Tasmania side was out for 11. After putting up a score of 355-10 on the board, Tasmania bowlers did a great job of restricting the Queensland side to just 148 runs.
Jackson Bird picked 5 for 35 and Thomas Rogers picked 2 wickets for 44 runs with other bowlers picking 1 wicket each and getting the Queensland side all out for 148.
After a good bowling and batting performance in the 1st innings, Tasmania didn’t repeat the same in the second innings and were all out for 132 runs.
Matthew Wade was the highest run scorer in the innings with 51 runs.
Tasmania bowling attack was the reason for their victory against the Queensland as in the Queensland second innings, Jackson Bird again picked a fifer finishing with bowling figures of 42-5.
Bird’s bowling efforts were completed by Gabe Bell who picked 4 wickets for 17 and got the Queensland side all out for 93.
Comparing the two sides, their batting performance in the second innings is quite similar and both the sides have failed to put up a good score in their 2nd innings.
While the Western Australia team bowled only once in their 1st match and conceded over 500 runs, Tasmania bowled out Queensland twice in the match and won by 246 runs inspite of being bowled out for 132 in the. 2nd innings.
If Western Australia takes a healthy lead after the 1st innings, they would stand a good chance of winning the match given the Tasmania team’s batting performance in the second innings.
If Tasmania is leading after the 1st innings, they have the bowling attack to restrict the Western Australia in the second innings and win the match by a good margin.
Our Prediction for Western Australia vs Tasmania
Western Australia is likely to win this match.
Western Australia seem a likely candidate to win this match. Their middle order has supported the innings when the top order failed to give them a good start in the second innings in their previous match. They have an edge over the equally competitive Tasmania side who also like Western Australia has struggled to put up high score in the second innings.