Ashton Turner scored an unbeaten 70 off 55 deliveries after the bowlers restricted NSW 204 in 43.4 overs.
Ashton Turner scored an unbeaten 70 off 55 deliveries after the bowlers restricted NSW 204 in 43.4 overs.

Western Warriors began their JLT One-Day Cup campaign with a win over New South Wales Blues with skipper Ashton Turner scoring an unbeaten 70 off 55 deliveries after the bowlers restricted NSW Blues for 204 in 43.4 overs.

Andrew Tye, who picked up three for 30 in his seven overs was adjudged the Man-of-the-Match. 19-year-old pacer Cameron Green also returned three wickets while opening bowlers Joel Paris and Jhye Richardson claimed two each.

For NSW, No.8 batsman Daniel Sams top-scored with 62 off 60 deliveries. Middle-order batsmen Nick Larson made 36 and Jack Edwards made 32. At the top, skipper Kurtis Patterson added 23.

for Western Warriors, opener Josh Philippe made 59 while Ashton Agar made 28. Sams had a good match with the ball as well claiming three for 46 while Mickey Edwards, Steve O’Keefe, and Moises Henriques claimed one each.

Brief Scores: Western Australia 206/6 (Ashton Turner 70*, Josh Philippe 59; Daniel Sam 3/46) beat New South Wales Blues 204 (Daniel Sams 62; Andrew Tye 3/30, Cameron Green 3/43) by four wickets.