Australia’s summer season, home and worldwide, is presently in progress and a whole lot of cricket is being performed down underneath. Whereas the Australian crew is gearing up for the T20I sequence towards the West Indies, the opposite cricketers within the nation are that includes within the ongoing Marsh One-Day Cup. South Australia confronted Victoria within the seventeenth match of the match on the Junction Oval in Melbourne.
Victoria ended up chasing down the goal of 232 runs with three wickets and greater than 5 overs in hand. However the match hogged the headlines for another purpose and it was South Australia’s participant Henry Hunt getting hit flush on the nostril whereas fielding. The incident occurred within the twenty fifth over of the innings when batter Thomas Rogers slammed a supply from Lloyd Pope down the throat of a fielder at mid-on the place Hunt was stationed.
He bought into the place to take the catch however the ball burst from his arms to hit him flush on his nostril. Rogers had hit the ball very laborious and as quickly because it him Hunt, he was harm badly with blood popping out of his nostril. Gamers from each groups on the sector have been fast to attend him even because the physio additionally had a glance him earlier than the cricketer walked off the sector unassisted.
So far as the match is anxious, Henry Hunt did not have an incredible day with the bat both as he might solely muster 5 runs off 9 balls earlier than getting out to veteran Peter Siddle. After being invited to bat first, the South Australia aspect have been reeling at 132/7 at one stage earlier than Harry Nielsen and and Harry Conway added 81 runs for eighth wicket. Because of their partnership, they managed to publish 231 runs of their 50 overs.
In response, the Victoria openers added 103 runs in 20 overs however then they collapsed to lose fast wickets within the second half of the innings. At one stage, that they had solely three wickets in hand and nonetheless wanted 14 extra runs to win however the duo of Jonathan Merlo and Samuel Elliott took the crew over the road.