Recent Match Report – Queensland vs Victoria 4th Match 2023/24

Victoria 253 and 104 for 7 (Swepson 3-14) Trail queensland 501 for 9 (Renshaw 135, Clayton 109, Neser 90) up to 144 runs

After big innings, Victoria were facing another embarrassing Sheffield Shield defeat jack clayton And Michael Nesser He was put to the sword after Matt Renshaw scored a century on the second day.

Renshaw was the hero on Sunday with 135, and it was Clayton and Neser who did the damage on Monday.

Victoria struggled all the way to stumps on the third day to reach 104 for 7, yet Queensland needed a further 144 runs before electing to bat again.

The poor performance continued after their first round flop when they lost to Western Australia by an innings and 53 runs.

Victoria’s top three of Travis Dean, Marcus Harris and Campbell Kellaway failed in the second innings against Queensland.

And when Matt Short, who had scored a century in his first innings, was out for a duck in 10 balls, leaving Gurinder Sandhu behind, Victoria’s score was reduced to 47 for 4.

Victoria was in trouble at 87 for 7 after the spinner’s inspired spell. Michelle SwepsonThat included a brilliant delivery from Sam Harper to bowl the first ball which took the edge off, before Peter Handscomb and Todd Murphy ensured their side reached the stumps.

Queensland will be aiming for a win early on the fourth day, with Victoria facing the big challenge of forcing a draw.

Victoria have scored totals of 256, 172 and 253 in their three completed innings so far this Shield season, and their bowling attack has barely conceded a single shot.

WA managed to score 481 runs against Victoria in the season opener, while Queensland’s line-up enjoyed the attack in Mackay.

Neser, who has been in great form with the bat this season, was particularly brutal, hitting nine fours and four sixes in his fast-paced innings. He scored 29 runs including three consecutive sixes in the last over of Mitch Perry’s innings.

Clayton was more patient on the way to posting his second Shield century, after taking 0 for 4 against NSW in the opening round.

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