New South Wales 276 (Davies 129, Henriques 51) and 4 for 0 beat Western Australia 141 (Hatcher 4-56) and 136 (Bancroft 54, Tremain 5-35) by 10 wickets
That they had not gained within the competitors since beating Tasmania on the SCG in February 2022.
“It is undoubtedly an enormous aid,” Henriques stated. “If something, I really feel like our preparation via pre-season had been magnificent and really feel like I’ve seen a variety of the gamers develop in confidence. And we weren’t fairly getting the ends in the longer format.
“Suppose it is actually necessary to get a outcome to provide the fellows a bit of little bit of reward for some actually optimistic processes in any other case that doubt begins to set in once more. Till you begin seeing some outcomes that doubt’s all the time there, so I am counting on the again of that it builds up a variety of perception and a variety of confidence that they’re on the suitable path as a result of I imagine they’re.
“It has been an awesome week and we have proven with the ability across the squad that we will match it and defeat the reigning premiers in each competitions. We do not get carried away, it is one Protect win…[but] I am hopeful that is the primary of many into the long run.”
He had added 66 for the eighth wicket with Charlie Stobo to take WA to the brink of a lead earlier than Stobo fended Hatcher to leg gully. The final three wickets fell for 2 runs leaving NSW a goal of simply two that was achieved earlier than lunch.
“Our bowlers got here as much as one other degree and to bowl a WA facet out for 140 in each innings was a reasonably good outcome,” Henriques stated. “You’re taking Ollie’s 130 out of our scoring – that was a really particular knock.”
WA coach Adam Voges acknowledged his group had not been in a position to answer the strain placed on by the NSW assault
“We have been beneath par from most likely ten minutes earlier than lunch on day one after we misplaced these couple [of wickets],” he stated. “We have been outplayed by New South Wales, they have been superb and we have been off. The outcome displays that.
“We have been put underneath strain…that is most likely the primary time our center order has been uncovered a bit of earlier and sadly we weren’t capable of deal with that problem this week.”
Voges was hopeful that Aaron Hardie, who missed this match with a minor quad pressure, can be out there to face South Australia on the WACA subsequent week.