Western Australia will face New South Wales at WACA Stadium in Perth in Game 16 of the 2023-24 Marsh Cup on Thursday, February 1. NSW won the toss and elected to bat first.
Western Australia scored just 15 runs for the first three wickets, putting them on the back foot. Although Cameron Bancroft and Hilton Cartwright did add 52 runs for the fourth wicket, WA again lost a series of wickets and struggled to score 89 runs . Lost seven wickets.
Darcy Short and Andrew Tye Added 69 runs for the eighth wicket, taking the team’s total to over 150 runs. Short was the top scorer with 47 runs in 53 deliveries. Western Australia scored 161 runs in 39.1 overs.
Jack Edwards is the most economical bowler in New South Wales, taking 3 wickets for just 14 runs in eight overs.
NSW lost its first two wickets for just 19 runs but Daniel Hughes Still at one end. He provided some crucial runs for the team on a difficult pitch. New South Wales reached a target of 162 runs in 32.2 overs with 5 wickets in hand. Hughes was the top scorer with 52 runs from 83 deliveries.
Marsh Cup 2023-24 Most Runs List
Sam Whiteman He remains the leading run-scorer this season, scoring 367 points in six games with an average of 91.75 and a strike rate of 98.65.
Daniel Hughes, who jumped from fourth to second spot, scored 309 runs in six innings at an average of 51.50 and a strike rate of 79.84.
Ben McDermott He slipped from second to third place, scoring 306 points in four games, averaging 76.50 and shooting 104.43.
Daniel Drew moved from third to fourth with 259 points in four innings.
Moises Henriques is ranked fifth with 259 runs in six games, averaging 64.75 and strike rate of 103.60.
Marsh Cup 2023-24 Most Wickets List
Andrew Tye jumped from second place to the top of the list, picking 12 wickets in six games at an average of 22.25, an economy rate of 5.66 and a strike rate of 23.58.
Jack Edwards jumped from fourth to second and took 11 wickets; Will Sutherland slipped from first to third and took 11 wickets scalp.
William Salzmann moved from sixth to fourth and Sam Elliot slipped from third to fifth. They have taken 10 wickets each so far.