Ryan Harris of the Bulls celebrates the wicket of Clint McKay of the Bushrangers during the Ryobi One Day Cup final, he is now on his way to the four-day arena.
Ryan Harris of the Bulls celebrates the wicket of Clint McKay of the Bushrangers during the Ryobi One Day Cup final, he is now on his way to the four-day arena. Robert Prezioso / Getty Images

Rose proves a thorn in Harris’ side

QUEENSLAND celebrated paceman Ryan Harris's return before play in the Ryobi Cup one-dayer against Tasmania at Hurstville Oval yesterday.

And the Aussie paceman was set for a triumphant comeback from a hamstring complaint, all before his final four deliveries.

With his Bulls on track for victory, No.8 batsman Clive Rose (pictured) smoked him for four straight fours in the 48th over, before hitting the winning runs, a six, off Michael Neser on the first ball of the final over.

Rose remained unbeaten on 26 from nine balls, as the Tigers chased down 241, with Harris taking 3-61.

Tim Paine (50), Jordan Silk (62) and Aiden Blizzard (19 from 12) also helped Tasmania achieve its target, Neser was the pick of the Bulls' bowlers with 4-50.

Earlier, Usman Khawaja (66) and Greg Moller (50) steered the Bulls to their competitive total.

Meanwhile, Victoria beat WA by 59 runs. The Bushrangers reached the big score of 331 at the small ground, with Cameron White (76 off 50 balls) and David Hussey (31 off 20) doing some damage.


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