Tasmania roll out New South Wales for just 32 runs in Sheffield Shield

Jackson Bird has taken a career-best 7-18 during Tasmania’s dismantling of NSW for just 32, their lowest ever score in the Sheffield Shield.

The Blues lasted just 19.3 overs either side of lunch on day two at Bellerive Oval in reply to the Tigers’ first innings of 333.

It is the fourth-lowest score in the history of Australia’s first-class competition and surpasses NSW’s previous worst of 53 against Tasmania at Hobart in 2007.

Only skipper Peter Nevill (10 not out) made it to double figures as Bird wreaked havoc after earlier smashing a career-best run-a-ball 54 with the bat.

The 34-year-old picked up three scalps in his first eight deliveries to leave the Blues reeling at 3-0, with Daniel Hughes, Daniel Solway and Kurtis Patterson all…

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