Sport in Short: Cricket

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SHEFFIELD SHIELD (Final day of four) Perth: South Australia 409 and 284 for 6 dec. Western Australia 304 for 6 dec and 392 for 7 (G R Marsh 138, J Langer 110). Western Australia win by three wickets. (Final day of four) Sydney: Queensland 447 (S Storey 103, S Law 79) and 256 for 9 dec (T Barsby 123; G Robertson

6-104). New South Wales 382 (T Bayliss 107, B McNamara 98no) and 247 for 6 (M Slater 72, B McNamara 55no; B Oxenford 4-70). Match drawn.

----------------------------------------------------------------- P W D L Pts ----------------------------------------------------------------- Western Australia . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4 2 1 1 11 Queensland . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4 1 2 1 10 South Australia . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3 1 0 2 8 New South Wales . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4 1 3 0 6 Victoria . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 0 3 0 4 Tasmania . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 0 1 1 2 Western Australia were deducted 1pt for failing to bowl the required number of overs in two of their matches. -----------------------------------------------------------------

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