Victoria 5 for 148 (White 63) lead Tasmania 81 (Tremain 5-13) by 67 runs
Chris Tremain’s third five-wicket haul of the Sheffield Shield season helped Victoria dismantle Tasmania on day one of many conflict at Bellerive in Hobart.
After being despatched in to bat by Victorian captain Peter Handscomb, the Tigers had been bowled out for 81 in simply 29.5 overs.
Tremain picked up three of the primary 4 wickets of the innings trapping Alex Doolan in entrance, getting Jordan Silk caught at level with a sliced drive and discovering Beau Webster’s outdoors edge to go away the house facet four for 34.
James Pattinson and Scott Boland additionally bought in on the act. Pattinson picked up three scalps of his personal in a brisk five-over spell whereas Boland claimed Jake Doran and the essential scalp of Matthew Wade.
Tremain returned to assert the final two wickets of the innings together with Australia’s Test captain Tim Paine.
Victoria had been in early bother at 2 for 21 in reply after Travis Dean was run out and Handscomb nicked an outstanding supply from Gurinder Sandhu. Marcus Harris did not capitalise on a begin edging an tried lower off Riley Meredith.
Cameron White steadied with a relaxing half-century. His affected person 63 from 121 balls featured simply 5 boundaries however put Victoria in management. He bought good assist from Seb Gotch who remained 23 not out at shut and can look to construct a big lead early on day two with the assistance of Victoria’s decrease order.