Queensland hand Victoria 1st loss of this summer


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Joe Burns was granted Man of the Match


Victoria were given their first annihilation of the Sheffield Shield 2018-19 after Queensland trounced them by eight wickets in Brisbane on Thursday (November 29), wrapping up the diversion inside three days. Continuing the day with a lead of 53, with five wickets down, Victoria figured out how to include just 34 keeps running before they were rocked the bowling alley out for 191.

Michael Neser got Glenn Maxwell at a young hour in the day to peg Victoria back. Maxwell, who started the day on 29, was expelled for 35. No other batsman from there on entered twofold figures as the lower arrange offered little obstruction with Mark Steketee tidying them up to complete with a four-wicket pull.

With only 87 to pursue down, Queensland lost Usman Khawaja and Matt Renshaw, however unbeaten 20s from Man-of-the-Match Joe Burns – who likewise scored 96 in the main innings – and Charlie Hemphrey saw them go too far easily.

Brief scores: Victoria 167 & 191 (Marcus Harris 62, Peter Handscomb 53, Glenn Maxwell 35; Michael Nesser 3-39, Mark Steketee 4-52) lost to Queensland 271 & 90/2 (Burns 24*, Charlie Hemphrey 26*) by eight wickets.




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