Travis Head has resumed his push for a Test uncover well-liked with an unbeaten century for South Australia in their Sheffield Protect match in opposition to Western Australia in Adelaide.
Head (119 no longer out of 175 balls) added 231 for the third wicket with fellow lefthander Jake Carder (118 off 237), as SA piled on 146 runs from 31 overs to realize 3-310 at lunch on day 3, stilll 155 runs at the back of WA’s first-innings whole.
SA captain Head added 74 in the foremost session at Karen Rolton Oval on Sunday, taking aesthetic 5 balls and eight minutes to salvage the 5 runs he wished to realize his fifty.
Head, who used to be dropped from the Australian workforce after the 2020 Boxing Day Test, batted with authority in front of nationwide chief selector George Bailey.
He hit a six over long-on off WA spinner and debutant Corey Rocchiccioii to pass into the eighties and furthermore had 15 fours.
Carder, who is enjoying his first Protect match for SA after transferring across from WA, hit 15 fours.
He combined watchful defence with some fluent strokeplay before being caught at brief midwicket off Cameron Green, decrease than 10 minutes before lunch, soon after WA took the original ball
It used to be the absolute most realistic wicket of the session, with Head and Alex Carey (10 no longer out) to resume after lunch.