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Gilchrist confident of run revival

Dec 23, 2005: Adam Gilchrist feels a return of his blockbusting form is not far away after a disappointing streak since the Super Series

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Captain's declaration comes under fire

McGrath comes to Ponting's defence

Dec 21, 2005: Glenn McGrath, Australia's fast bowler, has defended Ricky Ponting's late declaration during the fourth day's play of the Perth Test against South Africa

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Australia v South Africa, 1st Test, Perth

South Africa issue complaint over crowd

Dec 20, 2005: South Africa have complained that some of their players were subjected to racial abuse and chants on the third day of the first Test at Perth

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Australia v South Africa, 1st Test, Perth, 5th day

Smith confident after marathon draw

Dec 20, 2005: Graeme Smith was in bullish mood following South Africa's stunning rearguard action on the final day at Perth

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Australia v South Africa, 1st Test, Perth, 5th day

Fighting the good battle

Dec 20, 2005: Great innings of defiance are remembered for hours of defensive application rather than their fluency

The Verdict by Peter English

Australia v South Africa, 1st Test, Perth, 5th day

Resolute Rudolph thwarts Australia

Dec 20, 2005: Jacques Rudolph hit a superb 102 not out and battled for 283 deliveries as South Africa fought their way to a draw on the final day at Perth

The Bulletin by Siddhartha Vaidyanathan

Australia v South Africa, 1st Test, Perth, 4th day

A hurrah to Hodge

Dec 19, 2005: Brad Hodge has joined Michael Hussey on the dramatic-entry list and must now carry a bulging reputation from his third Test

Peter English

Australia v South Africa, 3rd Test, Melbourne

Langer ruled out of Melbourne Test

Dec 19, 2005: Justin Langer is only a "50-50" chance of playing in the third Test against South Africa after suffering a grade one hamstring tear

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Australia v South Africa, 1st Test, Perth, 4th day

Hodge's special double-hundred sets it up

Dec 19, 2005: A magnificent double-hundred from Brad Hodge put Australia in an impregnable position in the first Test at Perth, amassing a huge 490-run lead and giving themselves ample time to wrap up the game

The Bulletin by Siddhartha Vaidyanathan

Australia v South Africa, 1st Test, Perth, 3rd day

Patience pays

Dec 18, 2005: Brad Hodge was the greatest exponent of the retro attitude in what could be the game's defining innings

The Verdict by Peter English

Australia v South Africa, 1st Test, Perth, 3rd day

Hodge and Hussey tilt the scales

Dec 18, 2005: Timely half-centuries from Brad Hodge and Michael Hussey gave Australia the advantage over South Africa at the end of the third day at Perth

The Bulletin by Siddhartha Vaidyanathan

Australia v South Africa, 1st Test, Perth, 2nd day

Waxing Warne

Dec 17, 2005: At 36 Shane Warnes' career is far closer to midnight than midday, but he continues to shine like the sun

Peter English

Australia v South Africa, 1st Test, Perth, 2nd day

Boucher and Lee set up tense contest

Dec 17, 2005: Mark Boucher cracked an invaluable fifty that helped South Africa to a 38-run lead before Brett Lee wrapped up the tail with the score on 296

The Bulletin by Siddhartha Vaidyanathan

Australia v South Africa, 1st Test, Perth, 1st day

The middle order comes a cropper

Dec 16, 2005: So Graeme Smith was right. Australia's middle order is vulnerable and Smith's side exposed it during a dramatic turnaround

The Verdict by Peter English

Australia v South Africa, 1st Test, Perth, 1st day

Ntini puts South Africa in charge

Dec 16, 2005: Makhaya Ntini bowled South Africa to a position of strength by taking 5 for 64 as Australia were dismissed for 258 on the first day at Perth

The Bulletin by Siddhartha Vaidyanathan

Australia v South Africa, 1st Test, Perth

'Aussies scared of losing at home,' taunts Smith

Dec 15, 2005: Graeme Smith said his players had taken heart from the Australians' reaction to the so-called "war of words"

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