Ferguson fifty revives South Australia

Ferguson fifty revives South Australia


South Australia 8 for 265 (Ferguson 79*, Zampa 48, O’Keefe 4-75) v New South Wales

Callum Ferguson was dominant on 79 during stumps on a initial day, South Australia v New South Wales, Sheffield Shield, Adelaide, 1st day, Mar 3, 2014

An dominant fifty from Callum Ferguson directed South Australia to a important measure after 4 wickets from left-arm spinner Steve O’Keefe had put them in difficulty on a initial day during a Adelaide Oval. Ferguson was accompanied by a accessible 48 from No. 9 Adam Zampa that took them towards 250.

South Australia, who opted to bat, were given a fast start from openers Michael Klinger and Sam Raphael with a mount of 44. But once Trent Copeland pennyless a partnership, O’Keefe private Klinger and Tom Cooper in uninterrupted deliveries and discharged Andrew McDonald 6 overs after to leave a measure during 80 for 4. Johan Botha resisted with Ferguson with a mount of 32, though was trapped lbw for 5, and Tim Ludeman and Kane Richardson fell for low double-digit scores to trip to 165 for 7.

Zampa and Ferguson combined for South Australia as a latter purebred his 28th first-class fifty while a former fell brief of his lass by dual runs. Zampa over after 5 fours and a 6 and Ferguson was dominant on 79 with a measure on 265 for 8.

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