Sheffield Shield round-up: Webster's stunning 187 gives Tasmania a chance

South Australia 207 (Copeland 5-63) & 1 for 40 need 363 more runs to beat New South Wales 373 & 2 for 236 dec (Hughes 136) by 363 runsScorecardTrent Copeland took his 300th Sheffield Shield wicket for New South Wales and claimed his 20th five-wicket haul in first-class cricket while Daniel Hughes made his second century of the match leave South Australia with a mountain to climb on the final day.Copeland took two of the last four wickets in the Redbacks' first innings early on the third day to reach the two milestones and bowl the visitors out for just 207. Hughes then pounded 22 boundaries and a six to post his seventh first-class century and his highest first-class score of 136 to allow New South Wales to declare on 2 for 236 after just 51 overs. Daniel Solway made an unbeaten 53 and it left South Australia needing 403 for victory in the fourth innings. Jake Weatherald and Henry Hunt reached 40 without loss before Hunt was caught in the gully off Liam Hatcher off the third last bowl of the day.Western Australia 371 & 6 for 161 (Philippe 55, Ellis 3-50) lead Tasmania 390 (Webster 187, Paris 5-90) by 142 runsScorecardA breathtaking run-a-ball 187 from Tasmania's Beau Webster has put Western Australia under enormous pressure heading into the final day at Bellerive Oval. Webster struck 27 fours and three sixes in his highest first-class to turn what looked to be a sizeable first-innings deficit into a lead before WA collapsed at the hands of Nathan Ellis and Gabe Bell losing 4 for 26 at the start of their second innings.Tasmania were 8 for 281 at one stage still 100 runs behind WA's first innings total with Joel Paris knocking over Ben McDermott and Simon Milenko with the second new ball. Webster then took on the WA bowlers adding 109 runs with the last two Tasmanian batsmen in Ellis and Bell who contributed just eight between them. Paris finally had him caught behind to pick up his fifth wicket.WA then slumped to 3 for 6 with Cameron Bancroft, Jake Carder, and Shaun Marsh falling for ducks with Marsh bagging a pair. When Sam Whiteman sliced Rainbird to point WA were staring defeat in the face but once again Cameron Green and Josh Philippe came to the rescue. They added 79 to steady the ship with Philippe making his second half-century of the match before edging Ellis to slip. Green was unimpressed when he was given out caught behind hooking for 45.Queensland 184 and 1 for 134 (Burns 89*) need 221 more runs to beat Victoria 9 for 330 dec and 8 for 208 dec (Dean 96)ScorecardJoe Burns gave Queensland hope of securing a big chase against Victoria as he ended the third day unbeaten on 89, his highest Sheffield Shield score of the season, as the home side closed on 1 for 134 in pursuit of a hefty 355. Burns and Bryce Street added 124 for the first wicket before Scott Boland struck late in the day when Street hooked to long leg.Victoria had resumed on 3 for 73 and pushed towards their declaration through Travis Dean's 96, his highest first-class score for two years, which ended when he fended a brute of a delivery from Cameron Gannon to slip. Nathan McSweeney, complete with the unusual sight of bowling in a cap, claimed his first two first-class as his 15 overs helped ensure Victoria's scoring rate did not race awayTo help make this website better, to improve and personalize your experience and for advertising purposes, are you happy to accept cookies and other technologies?