The West End Redbacks have had to settle for a draw against the Queensland Bulls in a high-scoring affair in Cairns.
Joe Burns's double-century frustrated the West End Redbacks on the third day.
Alex Carey's maiden ton for South Australia drove the West End Redbacks to a first innings total of 485 on day two.
Alex Carey notched his first century for South Australia in any format on his way to a brilliant 139 against Queensland
Swing bowler Chadd Sayers did damage with the bat against Queensland in Cairns, setting a new personal-best score of 46 from 92 deliveries.
West End Redbacks captain Travis Head led from the front with a terrific ton against Queensland on the opening day of play in Cairns.
Travis Head made his first century of the 2017/18 JLT Sheffield Shield season to lift his Redbacks to 8/328 at stumps.
Callum Ferguson's sublime 94 couldn't overturn a big first innings deficit as the West End Redbacks fell to a final day defeat to the Tasmanian Tigers.
Four wickets for Kane Richardson and a Callum Ferguson 46* drove the West End Redbacks as they require 262 to win on the final day.
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