Close of Play

  • Wed, 08 Aug - day 1 - Australia 1st innings 19/2 (MJ Slater 16*, ME Waugh 0*, 8 ov)
  • Thu, 09 Aug - day 2 - Australia 1st innings 86/2 (MJ Slater 46*, ME Waugh 32*, 21 ov)
  • Fri, 10 Aug - day 3 - Australia 2nd innings 339/2 (63.5 ov) - end of match

Match Notes

  • Australians complete thrilling win thanks to Ponting and Gilchrist

    Adam Gilchrist and Ricky Ponting both scored centuries as Australia warmed up for next week's Fourth Test with a comfortable eight-wicket win over Sussex in the final match of their tour against county opposition

  • Rain frustrates Slater and Waugh

    Australian pair Michael Slater and Mark Waugh made up for lost time with an entertaining, unbroken partnership of 70 in the 55 minutes of play that was possible on the second day of the rain affected tour match against Sussex at Hove

  • Sussex in charge after opening day against Australia

    Sussex were in the driving seat at the close on the first day against Australia after rattling up 355-4 declared from 81 overs before reducing the tourists to 19-2 by stumps