Chasing 286 for the win, Port was 3/3 before Austin Umpherston (99) and Joshua Hoffman (68) steadied the side but a ninth wicket partnership of 32 was still needed to reach the target.

Adelaide University and Adelaide secured outright points in their games.

Ben Wakim, who made a duck last weekend after scores of 120* and 150* in the opening two rounds, was unbeaten on 142 in Uni’s successful second innings chase.

Jacob Dick (82) led a strong batting effort by Sturt, who chased down Northern Districts’ 297 with four wickets to spare. Other winners were East Torrens and West Torrens.

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Saturday’s top performances

142*: Ben Wakim (Adelaide University)

102*: Josh Barrett (Southern District)

100*: Peter Wilson (Adelaide University)

99: Austin Umpherston (Port)

97: Aiden Zammitt (Southern District)

97: Kirk Pascoe (Northern District)

82: Jacob Dick (Sturt)

5/56: Trent Kelly (West Torrens)

3/24: Daniel Leigh (East Torrens)

3/26: Michael Cormack (Adelaide)

3/38: Nick Patterson (Adelaide)