RED STRIPE CUP: (Bridgetown, second day of four): Barbados 79 and 152 for 2 (R Holder 78no, S Campbell 60no). Trinidad and Tobago 178 (O Gibson 5-48). (Georgetown, first day of four): Jamaica 181 (C Davidson 52). Guyana 61 for 2. (Castries, St Lucia, first day of four): Windward Islands v Leeward Islands no play because of rain.
SHEFFIELD SHIELD (Second day of four): (Adelaide) South Australia 362 (G Blewett 119, J Brayshaw 91, T Nielsen 64). Victoria 249 for 4 (W Phillips 110no, D Jones 67). (Perth) Queensland 381 (S Law 116, P Anderson 63; B Julian 5-103). Western Australia 234 for 5 (M McPhee 59).
ENGLAND A face a long struggle against New South Wales in Sydney to avoid a second successive defeat by a Sheffield Shield side. Mike Bevan punished them with a career-best 170 to take his side to 421 for 6 declared in their first innings - a lead of 183. England reduced the deficit to 123 by the end of the third day's play, but lost Mike Roseberry, Tony Middleton and Mark Lathwell.
(Third day of four: England won toss)
ENGLAND A First Innings - 238 (M N Lathwell 103, G D Lloyd 60; D Freedman 6-89, G Matthews 4-40).
NEW SOUTH WALES - First Innings
M Bevan c Boiling b Millns170
T Bayliss b Caddick52
B McNamara not out22
P Emery c Russell b Such15
G Matthews not out6
Extras (lb10 w1 nb6)17
Total (for 6 dec)421
Fall: 1-5 2-110 3-194 4-356 5-387 6-412
Did not bat: D Freedman, W Holdsworth, G McGrath.
Bowling: Millns 32-3-103-1; Caddick 36-11-68-3; Capel 19-3-45-0; Such 39-10-84-1; Boiling 47-11- 111-1.
ENGLAND A - Second Innings
T C Middleton c Emery b Freedman20
M A Roseberry lbw b Holdsworth5
M N Lathwell lbw b Holdsworth0
P J Prichard not out25
J Boiling not out0
Extras (b1 lb7 nb2)10
Total (for 3)60
Fall: 1-15 2-17 3-54.
To bat: G D Lloyd, D J Capel, * R C Russell, A R Caddick, D J Millns, P M Such.
Bowling: Holdsworth 8-0-23-2; McGrath 5-0-
12-0; Matthews 12-8-9-0; Freedman 10-6-8-1.
AUSTRALIA ran through New Zealand's brittle middle order to restrict them to 328 on the third day of the second Test in Wellington yesterday.
(Third day: Australia won toss)
NEW ZEALAND - First Innings
(Overnight: 237 for 3)
* M Crowe b McDermott 97
K Rutherford c Healey b Hughes 32
T Blain b Hughes 1
C L Cairns c Border b McDermott 13
D N Patel not out 13
D K Morrison c Warne b McDermott 2
W Watson c Taylor b Warne 3
M B Owens b Warne 0
Extras (w2 nb10 lb11 b7) 30
Total (all out) 328
Fall: 1-111 2-120 3-191 4-286 5-288 6-306 7-307
7-313 8-313 9-328.
Bowling: McDermott 31-8-66-3; Hughes 35-9-99- 3; Reiffel 23-8-55-2; S Waugh 15-7-28-0; Warne 29-9-59-2; M Waugh 2-1-3-0.
AUSTRALIA - First Innings
D C Boon c and b Morrison 37
M A Taylor run out 50
J L Langer not out 8
M E Waugh not out 0
Extras (lb9 nb3) 12
Total (for 2) 107
Fall: 1-92 2-105.
To bat: S R Waugh, * A R Border, I A Healey, M G Hughes, P R Reiffel, S K Warne, C J McDermott.
Bowling: Cairns 13-2-28-0; Morrison 8-3-24-1; Watson 17-8-27-0; Owens 8-2-15-0; Patel 1-0-4-0.Reuse content