Cricket: Kent appoint John Wright as coach and cricket manager

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Kent have named the former New Zealand captain John Wright as their new coach and cricket manager.

Michael Slater will replace his Australian team-mate Michael Bevan as Yorkshire's overseas player this season.

SHEFFIELD SHIELD (Final day of four): Adelaide: South Australia 216 and 449 for 9 dec; Victoria 241 (I Harvey 73) and 263. South Australia won by 161 runs. Hobart: Tasmania 408 and 263 for 9 dec; Queensland 283 and 198 for 4. Match drawn.

SUPERSPORT SERIES: Cape Town: Western Province 433 for 3 dec and 222; Natal 359 and 55 for 1. Match abandoned as a draw (rain). Bloemfontein: Free State 178 and 275; Eastern Province 198 and 181. Free State won by 74 runs. Centurion: Transvaal 201 for 6 dec and 71 for 1; Northern Transvaal 164. Match abandoned as a draw (rain).

NEW ZEALAND SQUAD (for second Test v Sri Lanka, Hamilton, starting Friday): S P Fleming (capt), B A Pocock, B A Young, M J Horne, N J Astle, C L Cairns, A C Parore, D L Vettori, D N Patel, H T Davis, S B Doull, A J Penn, G R Larsen.

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