New South Wales’ Marsh Sheffield Shield match against South Australia remains in the balance, with the hosts 7-222 at stumps on day two, trailing the Blues first innings total by 67 runs.

Travis Head crafted a well-made century for the Redbacks before he was dismissed by Josh Hazlewood for 109 in the closing stages of the final session.

Trent Copeland claimed figures of 2-62 taking the wickets of both Redbacks openers, Jake Weatherald leg before wicket for 1 and Henry Hunt caught and bowled for 19.

Fellow paceman Harry Conway was the other multiple wicket taker with figures of 2-43, with Josh Hazlewood (1-58), Nathan Lyon (1-42) and Moises Henriques (1-11) all taking one wicket apiece.

SA v NSW Day 2 Highlights

Earlier, debutant Daniel Solway finished unbeaten on 133 as NSW made 289 in its first innings.

 

Solway became the first player since Kurtis Patterson eight seasons ago to score a century on First Class debut for NSW during day one on Friday.

Solway was ably assisted by NSW captain Peter Nevill (53) who compiled a determined half century.

South Australian pace bowler Chadd Sayers was the chief destroyer for the hosts taking a remarkable 8-64.

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