Sport in Short: Cricket

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WOORKERI RAMAN hit an innings of 113 as India beat South Africa by four wickets in Verwoerdburg yesterday, in the third match of their one-day international series. Needing 215 to win, the Indians achieved their target with five balls to spare to narrow the margin to 1-2 in the seven-match series.

ONE-DAY INTERNATIONAL (Verwoerdburg, SA): India bt South Africa by four wickets. South Africa 214 for 5 (50 overs; A C Hudson 87); India 215 for 6 (49.1 overs; W V Raman 113).

SHEFFIELD SHIELD (First day of four): Sydney: Queensland 389 for 9 (S Storey 103, S G Law 79, P J T Goggin 68; B E McNamara 3-52) v New South Wales. Perth: South Australia 310 for 7 (J A Brayshaw 77, J D Siddons 67, N Fielke 55) v Western Australia.