As of the latest update, the top run-scorers and wicket-takers in the Marsh Cup 2023-24 after the Western Australia vs New South Wales match include Daniel Hughes and Jack Edwards.

Western Australia suffered a setback in their 16th match of the Marsh Cup 2023-24, facing New South Wales at the W.A.C.A. Ground in Perth on Thursday, February 1. New South Wales won the toss and elected to bowl first, a decision that proved to be in their favor.

Early on, Western Australia lost their first three wickets for just 15 runs, putting them on the back foot. Although Cameron Bancroft and Hilton Cartwright added 52 runs for the fourth wicket, Western Australia once again found themselves losing a series of wickets, leaving them struggling at 89 runs for the loss of seven wickets.

However, D’Arcy Short and Andrew Tye put up a resilient fight, adding 69 runs for the eighth wicket and pushing the team’s total over the 150-run mark. Short’s valuable contribution of 47 runs off 53 deliveries was the highest for Western Australia. Eventually, the team was bundled out for 161 runs in 39.1 overs, with Jack Edwards emerging as the most economical bowler for New South Wales, taking three wickets for just 14 runs in eight overs.

In response, New South Wales faced an early setback, losing their first two wickets for just 19 runs. However, Daniel Hughes played a vital role for his team, adding crucial runs on a difficult pitch. His knock of 52 runs off 83 deliveries ultimately helped New South Wales reach the target of 162 runs in 32.2 overs, with five wickets in hand.

Moving on to the statistics of the Marsh Cup 2023-24, Sam Whiteman continued to lead the run-scorers’ list with an impressive total of 367 runs in six matches at an average of 91.75 and a strike rate of 98.65. Meanwhile, Daniel Hughes climbed to the second spot, having scored 309 runs in six innings at an average of 51.50 and a strike rate of 79.84. Ben McDermott slipped to third place with 306 runs in four outings.

Turning to the most wickets list, Andrew Tye ascended to the top spot with 12 wickets in six matches, maintaining an average of 22.25, an economy rate of 5.66, and a strike rate of 23.58. Jack Edwards followed closely in second place with 11 wickets, while Will Sutherland dropped to third place with 11 scalps to his name.

Overall, the Marsh Cup 2023-24 continues to witness intense competition and outstanding performances from players across the board. Fans can expect more thrilling matches and exceptional displays of skill and talent as the tournament progresses.

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