Tuesday, November 26th, 2019


worcestershire ccc 2020 vitality blast overseas player ashton turner is celebrating leading western australia to marsh cup final glory.

turner skippered his side to a four wicket win over queensland bulls at the allan border field in brisbane.

it sealed western australia’s 14th domestic list a trophy.

turner, who will be at New Road for the entire blast campaign next summer, had confidence in his squad in the build-up to the game.

he said: “”it’s awesome to be continuing a great tradition for western australia in being successful in 50-over cricket.

“the feeling in this western australian squad has been as good as i can remember.

“there’s a lot of energy around, there’s a lot of guys playing really good cricket and i think we’ve got a great mix between senior and youngers players in the team.

“we have really high expectations of ourselves, we go into each competition believing that we’re the best side.

turner was dismissed for three in the final but had weighed in with contributions for western australia on their way to the final either side of playing for australia in t20is against sri lanka and pakistan.

he scored 132 runs in four previous knocks for his state in the marsh cup.

in the final, an unbeaten 101 from shaun marsh led western australia to their 206 target with two overs to spare.