New South Wales v Queensland
NATHAN Lyon has gotten some self-confidence ahead of the first Test with an archive- breaking haul of 4-10 to help NSW to a six-wicket conquer Queensland in the domestic one-day glass final at North Sydney Oval.
Lyon, who will be key to Australia’s hopes of triumph within their three-Test show against Southern Africa that begins on November 3, made a mockery of ground’s reputation for monster totals.
Lyon stated the main element scalp of Usman Khawaja as Queensland folded to 7-108 into the 31st over and were bowled on for 186 after 46.5 overs.
NSW slipped to 3-19 responding but Moises Henriques steadied with a captain’s knock of 85. The hosts hauled inside their target with 41 balls remaining. It is NSW’s 11th one-day name total as well as the first time they have gone back to back in virtually any competitors since lifting the one-day glass in 2002-03. Lyon stated 3-3 from his first four overs and didn’t concede just one boundary inside the 10 overs, which set all kind of files and earned him man-of-the-match honours.
The stellar overall performance represented the offspinner’s most useful figures at any amount in a one-day game, whilst it set a unique level the many cost-effective 10-over numbers by a NSW bowler in a domestic one-day clash.
It absolutely was an appropriate return from Lyon, who was fallen by NSW for final Friday’s removal last after saying just four wickets through the share stage of the event.
“For Australian Continent that is a real good indication. Nathan Lyon’s getting some confidence .. in a huge game like your final aswell, ” former skipper Michael Clarke noticed in the Nine Network discourse package.
Joe Burns, which like Khawaja is longing for a Test recall if the squad is announced on Friday, had been go out for 18, igniting a failure of 4-23. Khawaja, just who top-scored with 35, loomed whilst the batsman probably to ruin NSW’s hopes of back-to-back cup games.
Expected to bat first by Henriques, the Queensland skipper hit six boundaries before coming unstuck against spin.
The left-hander’s tried brush lead to a skied advantage that wicketkeeper Peter Nevill gleefully accepted.
Lyon also had Marnus Labuschagne caught when you look at the deep, while he eliminated Jason Floros for a duck and Ben Cutting for eight.