Cricket: Kent sign Zimbabwe leg-spinner Paul Strang

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Kent have signed Paul Strang, the Zimbabwe leg-spinner, as their overseas player on a one-year contract as a replacement for Carl Hooper.

SHEFFIELD SHIELD (Final day of four) Hobart: Tasmania bt South Australia by five wickets. South Australia 387 (B A Johnson 91, J C Scuderi 70) and 209 for 5 declared (G Parker 68no); Tasmania 248 (R T Ponting 126; J C Scuderi 5-43) and 351 for 5 (R T Ponting 145 not out). (First day of four) Perth: Western Australia 317 for 3 (M Goodwin 125no) v Queensland.

SUPERSPORT SERIES (First day of four): East London: Border 312 for 6 (P N Kirsten 127no) v Griqualand West. Paarl: Free State 254 (J F Venter 59; H S Williams 4-58); Boland 28 for 0. Johannesburg: Natal 294 for 7 (J N Rhodes 94no; C E Eksteen 4-66) v Transvaal. Port Elizabeth: Eastern Province 330 for 5 (L J Koen 87, K C Wessels 58) v Northern Transvaal.