NSW spinner Steve O’Keefe single handedly destroyed Victoria in their Sheffield Shield clash at Junction Oval today.
O’Keefe took an astonishing 8/77 from 32.4 overs as the Blues rolled the Vics for 199 on the first day of the match.
O’Keefe took the first five wickets of the match, including the wickets of international players Glenn Maxwell, Aaron Finch and Cam White.
At one stage he was on a hat trick, having gotten Will Pucovski and Finch in consecutive balls.
O’Keefe wrecked the middle order, sending the Vics from 1/53 to 4/75 at one stage.
NSW are 2/46 in response to Victoria’s 199, with Daniel Hughes at the crease with Kurtis Patterson.