Close of Play

  • Thu, 20 Dec - day 1 - South Africa 1st innings 375/6 (HH Dippenaar 78*, SM Pollock 14*, 99 ov)
  • Fri, 21 Dec - day 2 - New South Wales 1st innings 170/3 (MG Bevan 60*, SD Bradstreet 11*, 64 ov)
  • Sat, 22 Dec - day 3 - South Africa 2nd innings 112/1 (G Kirsten 34*, JA Rudolph 2*, 31 ov)
  • Sun, 23 Dec - day 4 - New South Wales 2nd innings 135/2 (41 ov) - end of match

Match Notes

  • Mixed messages for tourists as match ends in draw

    Concerns over the form of Allan Donald and Lance Klusener were balanced by further encouragement from the batting of Boeta Dippenaar and Jacques Rudolph as South Africa's tour match against New South Wales ended in a tame draw here in Sydney today.

  • Proteas build lead in wake of Bevan master class

    The tour match between New South Wales and South Africa appears headed for an exciting finish tomorrow after Michael Bevan and Herschelle Gibbs again laid waste to the bowling for their respective teams on the third day of the contest here in Sydney.

  • More runs as Bevan prolongs high-scoring trend

    Welcome returns to form for Boeta Dippenaar and Shaun Pollock were followed by the continuation of a golden run for Michael Bevan as South Africa and New South Wales continued to engage in a run-feast in their tour match here at the Sydney Cricket

  • Five for MacGill after Proteas' great start

    South Africa felt the sting of leg spin once again today as Stuart MacGill produced season-best figures to halt a brilliant top order batting exhibition on the opening day of the tour match against New South Wales here in Sydney.