South Australia 389 and 5 for 179 (Weatherald 49, Head 49, Kelly 3-34) lead Western Australia 254 (S Marsh 63, Sayers 4-54, W Agar 3-60) by 314 runs
4 wickets to Chadd Sayers and three to Wes Agar have helped South Australia set up a 314-run lead over Western Australia with a day to play in Adelaide.
WA had been bowled out for 254 partway by way of the third day earlier than Jake Weatherald and Travis Head each made 49 as the house facet pressed in direction of a final-day declaration.
WA misplaced 6 for 81 to concede a 135-run first-innings deficit. Sayers picked up his third wicket early within the morning session with Josh Philippe failing to a shocking diving catch at cowl from William Bosisto. Cameron Inexperienced’s affected person 43 got here to an finish when he holed out at effective leg off Nick Winter. Agar nabbed his third with Josh Inglis slicing a catch to Weatherald at gully within the following over.
Joel Paris and Liam Guthrie each confronted in extra of 50 balls however contributed simply 30 runs between them to delay the inevitable.
South Australia scored at a wholesome price from the outset within the third innings with a declaration in thoughts. Henry Hunt and Weatherald mixed for 85 in 22 overs however each fell in consecutive overs for 35 and 49 respectively. The platform allowed captain Travis Head to membership 49 off 50 balls with six fours and two sixes earlier than falling one wanting a half-century.
Matt Kelly was the decide of the WA bowlers nabbing Three for 34 however their batsmen will likely be left with a mountain to climb on the ultimate day.