McInerney was 99 not out at stumps on Tuesday with SA 1/216, and he was forced to wait 18 hours until he brought up the milestone in the first over on Wednesday.

SA continued to pile on the runs after McInerney’s dismissal (117) in pursuit of Victoria’s 315, with Harry Nielsen (76) and John Dalton (54) also finding form.

The lower-order also contributed as SA were eventually bowled out for 524, and hold a 134-run lead at the end of the third day.

Victoria are 2/78 with the final day to be played on Thursday from 10:30am.

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