Smith crafted a fine 137 from 228 balls before he was dismissed LBW, while Ross smashed 18 boundaries in an unbeaten 111 to steer SA to its second consecutive Futures League win.
Cam Valente, who played every game of the Redbacks’ JLT One-Day campaign, finished not out on 43 runs. The all-rounder also claimed five wickets for the match.
South Australia hosts ACT/NSW Country at Woodville Oval from Monday, 20 November in the next round of Futures League action.
It's been a good day for our SA #FuturesLeague team ... Victoria declared its second innings at 8/172 and we are 0/146, Smith on 83 and Jake Winter 61, needing 379— West End Redbacks (@WestEndRedbacks) November 8, 2017
TOYOTA FUTURES LEAGUE – ROUND TWO
South Australia defeated Victoria by 6 wickets at Shepley Oval, Victoria
VIC: 8/398d & 9/172d
SA: 192 & 4/380
TOP BATTING PERFORMANCES
Kelvin Smith 137 (228)
Alex Ross 111* (112)
Eamonn Vines 178 (278)
Sebastian Gotch 70 (113)
TOP BOWLING PERFORMANCES
Cam Valente 2/59 & 3/8
Nick Benton 3/52
Jackson Koop 6/40
Sam Grimwade 4/30 & 2/110