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GEOFF MARSH and Tom Moody, both discarded by the Australian Test side, shared a 231-run stand to lift Western Australia to a seven-wicket victory over Queensland in Perth yesterday and keep alive their hopes of retaining the Sheffield Shield title. Chasing 317 off 88 overs, Western Australia reached 318 for 3 with 10.5 overs to spare, with Marsh hitting 107 and Moody 124.

SHEFFIELD SHIELD (Final day of four) (Adelaide): South Australia 362 and 274 (J Brayshaw 110; D Flemming 7-90); Victoria 365 for 8 dec and 261 for 7 (P Nobes 102no, W Phillips 65). Match drawn. (Perth): Queensland 381 and 233 (D Kingdon 59; B Julian 4-82); Western Australia 298 and 318 for 3 (T Moody 124, G Marsh 107). Western Australia won by seven wickets.

RED STRIPE CUP (Final day of four) (Bridgetown): Barbados 79 and 418 for 8 dec; Trinidad and Tobago 178 and 122 (V Walcott 3 for 35). Barbados won by 197 runs. (Georgetown): Jamaica 181 and 165; Guyana 159 and 188 for 4 (S Chanderpaul 48no). Guyana won by six wickets. (St Lucia): Windward Islands 131 and 116 (H Anthony 6-22); Leeward Islands 137 and 111 for 3 (H Walsh 62no). Leewards won by seven wickets.

ONE-DAY INTERNATIONAL (Dubai): Pakistan 163 (Aamir Sohail 50; Sachin Tendulkar 4- 33); Rest of the World XI 166 for 3 (D L Haynes 84no); Rest of the World won by seven wickets.

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