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AUSTRALIA moved into control on the third day of the first Test against New Zealand at Christchurch yesterday, leaving the Kiwis struggling to avoid an innings' defeat.

(Third day: New Zealand won toss)

AUSTRALIA - First Innings 485 (* A R Border 88, M A Taylor 82; M B Owens 3-58, D K Morrison 3-81).

NEW ZEALAND - First Innings

(Overnight: 30 for 2)

M J Greatbatch c Healy b McDermott. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4

J G Wright lbw b Warne. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39

A H Jones lbw b McDermott. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8

* M D Crowe c Taylor b Hughes. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .15

K R Rutherford b Warne. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 57

C L Cairns c Boon b McDermott. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0

D N Patel c McDermott b Hughes. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35

A C Parore c Boon b Reiffel. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6

M L Su'a c Healy b Reiffel. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .0

D K Morrison not out. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4

M B Owens lbw b Warne. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0

Extras (4w 4lb 4nb 2b). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14

Total. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 182

Fall: 1-4 2-18 3-53 4-124 5-128 6-138 7-150 8-152 9-181.

Bowling: McDermott 21-4-73-3 (3nb); Hughes 21-10-44-2 (4w 1nb); Reiffel 18-8-27-2; S Waugh 4-2-9-0; Warne 22-12-23-3.

NEW ZEALAND - Second Innings

M J Greatbatch c Reiffel b Hughes. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .0

J G Wright b McDermott. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .14 . .14

A H Jones c Border b McDermott. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .10

* M D Crowe not out. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .5

K R Rutherford not out. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4

Extras (3nb 1lb). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4

Total (for 3). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37

Fall: 1-0 2-19 3-24.

Bowling: Hughes 6-3-12-1; McDermott 9-5-11-2 (3nb); Reiffel 5-2-13-0; S Waugh 2-2-0-0.

WEST INDIES won the final of the one-day international series in Johannesburg yesterday, reaching the required total with 10 overs and five wickets to spare.

(West Indies won toss)

PAKISTAN

Aamir Sohail c Hooper b Ambrose. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 57

Ramiz Raja lbw b Simmons. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .11

Shoaib Mohammad b Bishop. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0

* Javed Miandad lbw b Bishop. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0

Zahid Fazal c Murray b Simmons. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7

Asif Mujtaba run out (Ambrose). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .25

Wasim Akram run out (Lara). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .34

Rashid Latif run out (Ambrose). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1

Waqar Younis b Ambrose. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .37

Mushtaq Ahmed not out. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .0

Aqib Javed b Ambrose. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0

Extras (lb7 w5 nb3). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15

Total (50 overs). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 187

Fall: 1-46 2-48 3-55 4-73 5-87 6-141 7-142 8-187 9-187.

Bowling: Ambrose 10-2-33-3 (1w 1nb); Walsh 10-3-28-0; Simmons 10-2-23-2 (2w); Bishop 10-0-46-2 (1w 2nb); Hooper 10-0-50-0 (1w).

WEST INDIES

D L Haynes b Waqar Younis. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 59

B C Lara b Aamir Sohail. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 49

P V Simmons b Waqar Younis. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5

C L Hooper b Aqib Javed. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12

* R B Richardson c Rameez Raja b Aamir Sohail. . . . . . . . . . 11

A L Logie not out. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 41

J C Adams not out. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .5

Extras (lb4 nb3 w1). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8

Total (for 5, 39.4 overs). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .190

Fall: 1-112 2-114 3-124 4-142 5-158.

Did not bat: J R Murray, I R Bishop, C E L Ambrose, C A Walsh.

Bowling: Wasim Akram 8-0-32-0 (nb2 w1); Aqib Javed 7-0-32-1; Mushtaq Ahmed 5-0-27-0; Waqar Younis 9.4-1-63-2; Aamir Sohail 10-0-32-2 (nb1).

WEST INDIES WIN BY FIVE WICKETS

DAVID CAPEL dragged England A back into their match against South Australia in Adelaide yesterday, following the tourists' humiliating batting performance on the first day. The Northamptonshire all-rounder shored up a depleted bowling attack to take 4 for 72 and restricted South Australia to a first-innings lead of 156 runs.

(Second day of four: England A won toss)

ENGLAND A - First innings 152 (D Reeves 4-57).

SOUTH AUSTRALIA - First Innings

(Overnight: 47 for 1)

A Hammond lbw b Ilott. . . . . . . . . . . . . .23

J A Brayshaw lbw b Ilott. . . . . . . . . . . . 49

* J D Siddons c Thorpe b Capel. . . . . . . . . 74

D Webber c Russell b Capel. . . . . . . . . . . 55

T J Neilsen lbw b Capel. . . . . . . . . . . . .20

P R Sleep c Roseberry b Capel. . . . . . . . . .11

D Reeves not out. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12

B Wigney run out. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17

Extras (2b 5lb 26nb). . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33

Total (for 8 dec). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 308

Fall (cont): 2-67 3-136 4-214 5-263 6-270 7-281 8-308.

Did not bat: D J Hickey, P McIntyre.

Bowling: Ilott 30-10-64-2; Millns 24-3-93-0; Capel 27.5-2-72-4; Cork 6.2-1-18-1; Such 15.4-2- 48-0; Thorpe 2-0-6-0.

ENGLAND A - Second Innings

T C Middleton not out. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5

M A Roseberry not out. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5

Extras (2lb). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2

Total (for 0). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .12

To bat: * M D Moxon, G P Thorpe, M N Lathwell, D J Capel, R C Russell, D G Cork, D J Millns, M C Ilott, P M Such.

Bowling (to date): Wigney 3-1-2-0; Reeves 4-1-8-0.

SHEFFIELD SHIELD (Second day of four): Brisbane: Queensland 172 and 186-3 (Stuart Law 73 no); New South Wales 174 (Steve Small 51, Carl Rackemann 5-75). Melbourne: Victoria 225; Tasmania 261-8 (Rod Tucker 102 not out).

SECOND ONE-DAY INTERNATIONAL (Nagpur): England Under-19 143. India Under-19 144 for 2. India win by eight wickets.

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