Get ready for an intense showdown as Queensland (QUN) locks horns with South Australia (SAU) in Match 5 of The Marsh Cup 2023 at the Allan Border Field in Brisbane. In head-to-head record, Queensland holds a 5-3 advantage over South Australia. However, in their previous season encounter, South Australia emerged victorious with a commanding 61-run margin.
Queensland commenced their campaign with a closely fought match, ultimately succumbing to a four-wicket loss against Western Australia. The team posted a total of 238 runs before being all out. Ben McDermott’s resilient 52 and Michael Neser’s all-around effort stood out, though it wasn’t enough to secure the win.
Meanwhile, South Australia displayed a spirited performance in their opening clash. Despite falling short by 22 runs against Western Australia, they put up a formidable total of 349 runs for the loss of eight wickets in their pursuit of Western Australia’s 371. Daniel Drew’s blazing 120 runs and Nathan McSweeney’s steady 51 runs showcased their formidable batting prowess. Nathan McAndrew’s pivotal contributions with the ball further underlined their competitive spirit.