Current Match Report – Tasmania vs West Aust twenty third Match 2023/24

Tasmania 183 and 537 for 8 (Jewell 227, Webster 100, Wakim 72, Hope 54*, Paris 3-76) lead West Australia 271 (Goodwin 85, Webster 3-30, Meredith 3-59) by 449 runs

Tasmanian opener Caleb Jewell’s maiden double century, sealed with a slice of luck, has successfully batted Western Australia out of their Sheffield Defend conflict at Bellerive Oval.
Beau Webster additionally posted his tenth first-class century and his second of the season because the Tigers lead Western Australia by 449 runs with two wickets remaining forward of the ultimate day.

Jewell, dropped with out scoring on Saturday, started the day on 98 and loved two extra slices of luck on the way in which to a career-best 227. Wicketkeeper Josh Philippe dropped an opportunity when the left-hander was on 165. He was then caught together with his weight on the fallacious foot as an edge flew between him and first slip to carry up Jewell’s 200.

Jewell and Webster stored coming at a tiring WA assault who could not discover a lot life within the Blundstone Area wicket. They placed on 183 earlier than Bradley Hope’s unbeaten 56 rubbed salt into the WA’s wounds.
Joel Paris was the choose of the bowlers with three wickets whereas Cameron Inexperienced went for greater than seven an over as Jewell scored the sixth-highest first-class rating by a Tasmanian.

‘It most likely hasn’t actually sunk in but, what’s occurred,” Jewell mentioned.

“I simply wakened initially of the day fairly nervous about getting these first two runs, however [I’m] very completely happy.

“Hopefully I can benefit from it and get one other [big score] quickly.”

He was cagey when requested what the plan could be on Monday. A victory would go some option to securing the table-topping Tigers’ place with two rounds till the ultimate.

“I am certain we’ll have a bowl at some stage tomorrow. We’re nonetheless making an attempt to win this sport,” he mentioned.

“With contemporary bowlers and a brand new ball, we are able to do some injury.”

WA coach Adam Voges mentioned Aaron Hardie (calf) was despatched from the sphere and unable to bowl as a precaution however would bat on Monday if required.

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