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McSweeney and McAndrew add to NSW blues as Shield pain continues

New South Wales 183 and 99 for 6 (McAndrew 4-19) trail South Australia 293 and 212 (McSweeney 100, Nisbet 5-53) by 223 runs

New South Wales is reeling towards a fourteenth consecutive Sheffield Safeguard game without success after a shocking spell previous Blues junior Nathan McAndrew and a splendid 100 from Nathan McSweeney put South Australia well on top in Adelaide.

The Blues went to stumps on day three at Adelaide Oval on 99 for 6, actually requiring 224 additional hurries to pursue down their fourth-innings focus of 323.

After taking 5 for 42 in the primary innings, McAndrew was again the fundamental destroyer on Tuesday as he took four wickets for the Redbacks to leave the Blues in a difficult situation.

Previous Blue Harry Conway and Wes Agar additionally ringed in with one wicket each. NSW wicketkeeper Matthew Gilkes was left seething when given out lbw to Agar to a ball that seemed to hit him outside off stump late in the day, swinging his bat out of resentment as he strolled up the players’ race.

McAndrew’s wickets remembered Daniel Hughes for the shadows of stumps, got behind on 58 in the wake of being near the last opposition for the Blues.

McAndrew likewise caught Kurtis Patterson lbw for 10, and had Ryan Hackney and Moises Henriques get behind economically in comparative style.

At one phase McAndrew had figures of 3 for 6 after eight overs, before Hughes hit him for consecutive limits through the offside. The seamer completed the day with 4 for 19.

Brought into the world in Wollongong and a Sydney Thunder player in the BBL, McAndrew was never allowed the opportunity to address NSW in the Sheffield Safeguard. Be that as it may, after making his introduction for the Redbacks two seasons prior, he has demonstrated a foe for the Blues. He took 6 for 97 against NSW toward the finish of the previous summer, before his nine wickets in this match.

NSW’s circumstance comes despite debutant Jack Nisbet taking 5 for 53 in South Australia’s second innings on Tuesday.

In any case, it was McSweeney who got everyone’s attention for the hosts, scoring his third five-star century before being bowled by Nisbet for an even 100.

McSweeney was the last man out for the Redbacks when he hauled a ball back onto his own stumps, in the wake of going from 72 to 100 with No.11 Conway down the opposite end.

The Redbacks had lost their first-round match to Tasmania, yet have been significantly better with the ball in this match.

NSW has not dominated a game in that frame of mind since way back in February 2022, in the wake of doing without a triumph last season and drawing with Queensland in the initial round of this mid-year.

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