New South Wales 3 for 272 (Hughes 153*, Patterson 56) vs Tasmania
The left-hander eclipsed his earlier greatest rating of 136, notching 17 fours, as NSW made 3 for 272 after profitable the toss on the SCG.
Hughes added 129 with Patterson after a gap stand off 58 with Blake Nikitaras, who was brilliantly caught at slip by Tasmania captain Jordan Silk for 16.
Hughes, who turns 34 on Thursday, placed on 54 with Moises Henriques (24), who was bowled by Jarrod Freeman after advancing down the pitch.
Tasmania bowled near 60 overs of spin between Freeman and Tom Andrews. Tim Paine was behind the stumps for Tasmania and took the catch to take away Patterson.
NSW are at present a distant backside within the Shield desk and sacked coach Phil Jaques late final yr.
Adam Zampa, who has expressed his disappointment at lacking the Test tour of India, has been included for the house facet.
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