Current Match Report – South Aust vs Queensland nineteenth Match 2023/24

South Australia 223 for five (Kelly 81, McSweeney 52) beat Queensland 218 (Labuschagne 74, Buckingham 6-41) by 5 wickets

Alex Carey has taken a world record-equalling eight catches in an innings for South Australia of their Marsh Cup win over Queensland.

It was the 32-year-old Check wicketkeeper’s first 50-over sport since being dropped from the Australian aspect eventually 12 months’s World Cup in India and he had a day to recollect. 5 of Carey’s catches had been taken off the bowling of participant of the match Jordan Buckingham, who completed with a career-best 6 for 41 within the Bulls’ complete of 218 at Karen Rolton Oval in Adelaide on Wednesday.

Carey had earlier equalled the Listing A world file when he caught a skier to dismiss final man Matt Kuhnemann. Carey completed the innings equal with two earlier world file holders who achieved the feat in English home cricket. The primary to assert eight catches in an innings was Somerset wicketkeeper Derek Taylor in 1982. The feat was then achieved by Worcestershire gloveman James Pipe in 2001.

Carey’s new mark is an Australian Listing A file by itself. Former Australia wicketkeeper Peter Nevill had eight dismissals in an innings for NSW in opposition to a Cricket Australia XI in 2017, however two of them had been stumpings.

Carey made the tough look simple along with his finest catch a shocking diving effort down the leg aspect to dismiss Jack Wildermuth first ball off Buckingham.

Wildermuth acquired a great piece of a look that appeared sure to be going to the boundary. Carey dived full size and along with his left arm on the bottom one way or the other managed to glove the ball cleanly.

He additionally took a well-judged working catch in direction of high quality leg to do away with Queensland stand-in skipper Marnus Labuschagne for 74 off 99 deliveries.

Carey’s heroics got here amidst an unimaginable spell of quick bowling by Henry Thornton. Thornton had 2 for 7 off his first six overs, beating Labuschagne a minimum of six instances with deliveries that reduce each methods. Thornton dropped a troublesome caught and bowled likelihood off Labuschagne when he was but to achieve double figures.

It took all the Check No.3’s talent to barter a spell that Glenn McGrath in his pomp would have been happy with.

The win was South Australia’s first within the competitors this season, although they and the Bulls had been already out of competition to play within the ultimate.

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