Australia goes one-up

Australia has taken a 1-0 lead in the three-match series after defeating South Africa by 184 runs in the second Test at the MCG.

Tiffen weaves spell for Magicians

Haidee Tiffen¦s forceful innings helped State League champion State Canterbury Magicians to 62-run victory over State Central Hinds in Christchurch.

Ntini out for the summer

South Africa has lost fast bowler Makhaya Ntini for the rest of the second Test - and possibly the remainder of the Australian summer - with a knee injury.

Aussies all but home

South Africa is staring down the barrel of defeat after Australia ripped through its batting order to have the Proteas 99-6 at stumps on the fourth day of the second Test at the MCG.

Symonds makes his mark

Andrew Symonds' struggles with the bat in the Test arena this summer have been well-documented

Australia builds position

Australia was 110-2 at stumps on the third day of the second Test at the MCG

Cricket tributes Packer

Leading cricket figures from around Australia have paid tribute to media mogul Kerry Packer

South Africa holds firm

South Africa is 2-169 at stumps on the second day of the second 3 Mobile Test at the MCG after bowling Australia out for 355 earlier in the day.

Mason stars as Hinds double up

White Fern Aimee Mason starred as State Central Hinds completed a double over State Otago Sparks in Dunedin.

Kember helps Hearts gain revenge

Ros Kember¦s 60 helped State Auckland Hearts avenge their opening day defeat at the Basin Reserve.

Hinds make winning start

A big-hitting innings from Sara McGlashan and a prolific spell from Kelly Winkley helped State Central Hinds to a six-wicket win over State Otago Sparks in Dunedin to open the State League season.

Blaze open with victory

Amanda Cooper and Kate Blackwell starred for State Wellington Blaze with bat and ball respectively in their side¦s State League victory over State Auckland Hearts at the Basin Reserve.

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