Newspaper article News Mail Bundaberg Qld.

Queensland Are at Victoria's Mercy after Monstrous Lead

Newspaper article News Mail Bundaberg Qld.

Queensland Are at Victoria's Mercy after Monstrous Lead

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CRICKET: Victoria have Queensland at their mercy in the Sheffield Shield final at the Junction Oval, with a monstrous lead of 392 entering the last day of the season.

The Bushrangers showed why they have been the powerhouse side of the season by adding 87 runs in quick time on day four to amass 510 and then demoralising the Bulls by rolling them for 200.

If that was not deflating enough for the visitors, Victoria then raced to 1-82 from 13 overs in their second innings to stretch their advantage after four days and make claiming the title a formality.

The huge lead gives Victoria a great chance to ram home their dominance by pushing for an outright win, or they can be content with batting out time today.

Either way, they will cap an outstanding season - they did not concede a point through the campaign - with their first title since 2004.

The faultless final performance will also avenge their shock defeats in the two limited-overs deciders earlier this season. …

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