Recent Match Report – South Australia vs NSW 5th Match 2023/24

South Australia 293 (McSweeney 64, Tremain 4-57) and 57 for 3 leads new South Wales 183 (Gilkes 57, McAndrew 5-42) by 167 runs

Born in New South Wales Quick nathan mcandrew Destroyed the Blues’ batting to give South Australia a big lead in the Sheffield Shield clash in Adelaide.

McAndrew took 5 for 42 for South Australia as NSW were all out for 183 runs. The hosts struggled till stumps on the second day at the Adelaide Oval, scoring 57 for 3 in their second innings and taking a lead of 167 runs.

Born in Wollongong, McAndrew has represented Sydney Thunder in the BBL, but made his way up to the Sheffield Shield through New Zealand Cricket.

He joined South Australia in 2021-22 at the age of 28 and made light work of his former home state on Monday.

The 30-year-old was the first to have Daniel Hughes caught out while driving slip on 13, while Ben Manenti took a good catch down the ground.

He also bowled in-form Jack Edwards, ending the all-rounder’s fine start to the summer when he took a blow to the right-handed batsman’s off-stump.

After also removing Jason Sangha and Ryan Hackney, McAndrew completed his five-wicket haul when he was the top-scorer. Matthew Gilkes Made a lead on his own stumps at 57 runs.

These wickets marked McAndrew’s sixth five-wicket haul in first-class cricket, after taking 6 for 97 against the Blues late last summer.

NSW had some late success, after McAndrew had South Australia firmly established.

debutant jack nisbett Kelvin Smith was trapped LBW for 33 off one ball, before the 20-year-old also bowled out McAndrew for 1 with the South Australian acting quick as a nightwatchman.

Henry Hunt was the second South Australian to fall, caught by Edwards for 7 as the Redbacks lost some of their grip on the game.

South Australia were defeated by Tasmania in their opening round match, while NSW drew with Queensland after being on top for the first three days.

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