Guthrie and Short give Western Australia control

Western Australia 355 and 3 for 115 (Short 56*) lead South Australia 201 (McInerney 51, Guthrie 4-59) by 269 runs

Four wickets to 20-year-old left arm paceman Liam Guthrie put Western Australia in command of the Sheffield Shield clash with South Australia at Glenelg Oval.

Guthrie tore through the Redbacks top order, taking four of the first six wickets as the hosts stumbled to 6 for 120.

Opener Conor McInerney, playing just his second match, provided the only real resistance with 51. The rest of the side fell away to be all out 154 runs behind on the first innings.

The Redbacks made a bright start with the ball to leave the Warriors 3 for 30 in their second innings before D'Arcy Short and Ashton Turner steadied with an unbeaten 85-run stand.

South Aust 4th innings Partnerships

1st0J WeatheraldCJ McInerney
2nd123CJ FergusonJ Weatherald
3rd87CJ FergusonTM Head
4th6CJ FergusonJS Lehmann
5th13CJ FergusonAI Ross
6th10CJ FergusonAT Carey
7th23AT CareyJM Mennie
8th4KW RichardsonJM Mennie
9th17JM MennieNP Winter
10th0JM MennieDJ Worrall