Sport in Short: Cricket

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The Independent Online
A VIOLENT storm frustrated New South Wales's push towards victory over South Australia on the second day of their Sheffield Shield match in Adelaide yesterday. New South Wales, with 399 for 5 declared, had the home side 114 for 5 before the weather intervened. In Perth, the openers Dene Hills and Nick Courtney established a record opening stand of 164 for Tasmania against Western Australia.

SHEFFIELD SHIELD (second day of four): Adelaide: New South Wales 399 for 5 dec; South Australia 114 for 5. Perth: Western Australia 417 (D Martyn 139; P McPhee 4-96); Tasmania 213 for 1 (D Hills 103no).