March 16-20

South Africa v Australia, 1st Test, Cape Town


Australia 308 (Hayden 94, Ponting 74, Symonds 55) and 95 for 3 beat South Africa 205 (Clark 5-55) and 197 (Clark 4-34) by seven wickets
Scorecard and ball-by-ball

3rd day
Bulletin - Clark drives Aussies to seven-wicket success
Verdict - South Africa miss the supporting act
Quotes - Australia's batting was the crucial difference
Gallery - Australia take first blood with seven-wicket win

2nd day
Bulletin - Lee's late burst hands Australia the initiative
Verdict - Smith's brave new philosophy
Gallery - All the action from day two
Quotes - Nel still upbeat but Hayden smells victory

1st day
Bulletin - Clark bursts South Africa's bubble
Verdict - Journeyman Clark papers over the cracks
Gallery - All the action from day one

Preview
Preview - Warne looms large for confident South Africa
News - South Africans unhappy with Newlands pitch
News - Ponting unsure of line-up
News - Wessels targets Australia's attack
News - South Africa lose fear of failure