Australian batsman Marnus Labuschagne chips in as Redlands Tigers secure one-day finals berth

REDLANDS Tigers have secured a spot in the first grade one-day finals after a thumping win over Western Suburbs.

GOOD KNOCK: Marnus Labuschage scored 39 not out at the weekend.

GOOD KNOCK: Marnus Labuschage scored 39 not out at the weekend.

Australian batsman Marnus Labuschagne stepped up during the run chase, scoring an unbeaten 32 to help Tigers track down the opposition's total inside 25 overs.

Earlier in the day Conor McInerney made the most of Redlands' decision to bowl first, claiming 5/19 and two run-outs as he helped restrict Wests to 143.

The double bonus point win sees Redlands secure a home quarter final this weekend against University of Queensland.

Second grade suffered their first loss of the season on the weekend at the hands of Western Suburbs.

Redlands never got going after winning the toss and batting first, despite a good innings of 65 from Michael McEwan.

The ascendency changed hands throughout the Redlands fielding innings, until former Tiger Luke Davies stepped up see the Dogs home with 58 not out.

James Pullar was the pick of the bowlers again, finishing with figures of 2/32 off 10 overs.

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