Queensland 529 (Labuschagne 167, Neser 121) beat Tasmania 250 (McDermott 74, Neser 5-32) and 220 (Silk 51, Swepson 4-66) by an innings and 59 runs
Tasmania hung on until well inside the final hour, but legspinner Mitchell Swepson proved the matchwinner for Queensland – with a little help from fellow wristspinner Marnus Labuschagne – as they secured an innings-and-59-run victory with less than six overs to spare on an enthralling final day.
Queensland entered the last hour with three wickets in hand, but with seven fielders around the bat, some fielding on their knees, and the appealing becoming ever more desperate, Labuschagne broke through when he had Nathan Ellis well caught at slip by Usman Khawaja after 112 balls of defiance.
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That was soon followed when Swepson pinned Jackson Bird lbw with a…