Sporting Digest: Cricket

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GLENN McGRATH, the New South Wales fast bowler who has played only eight first-class matches, was yesterday named in Australia's team for the first Test against New Zealand, starting in Perth on Friday.

AUSTRALIAN TEAM (for first Test v New Zealand, Perth, Friday): A R Border (capt), M A Taylor (vice-capt), D C Boon, I A Healy, C J McDermott, G D McGrath, T B A May, P R Reiffel, M J Slater, S K Warne, M E Waugh, S R Waugh.