Thatscricket - News - Elliot slams 191 to help Victoria to huge lead vs SA
Published: Friday, November 29, 2002, 17:36 [IST]
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Katich leads New South Wales to 280/6 against Tasmania
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Elliot slams 191 to help Victoria to huge lead against South AustraliaMelbourne: A magnificent 191 from former Test opener Matthew Elliott gave Victoria a huge lead over South Australia (SA) in its Sheffield Shield match on Saturday.[an error occurred while processing this directive]Elliott's 24th hundred for Victoria helped it reach 377 for five at stumps on the second day, a lead of 175 over SA, which was all out for 202 on Friday's first day. Elliott and Brad Hodge (96) put on 189 for the third wicket. SA captain Greg Blewett was the best of the bowlers, finishing with 3-32. In Hobart, New South Wales was on top of its match against Tasmania. At stumps on day two, Tasmania was 183 for five in reply to NSW first innings of 393.Michael Dighton hit an aggressive 54 while Scott Mason made a dogged 39.All-rounders Shane Watson (19) and Scott Kremerskothen (7) will continue the battle on Sunday with Tasmania still needing 60 runs to avoid the follow-on.Earlier, big hitting by Don Nash, Stuart Clark and Nathan Bracken boosted the Blues' first innings from its overnight 280 for six.
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