Australia were 292 for three wickets at the close of the third day of the second test against South Africa at Kingsmead yesterday.
Scorers: Australia: 352 (P Hughes 115, S Katich 108, M Hussey 50) and 292-3 (P Hughes 136 not out, R Ponting 81) v South Africa 138 (J Duminy 73 not out).
Meanwhile Twenty-year-old Philip Hughes made history yesterday when he became the youngest player ever to make centuries in both innings of a Test match.
Hughes, who made 115 in Australia's first innings in the second Castle Lager Test against South Africa, brought up his second century of the match off 247 deliveries.
l South Africa Women suffered a setback, losing to West Indies by two wickets in a Group A match of the ICC Women's World Cup at Newcastle yesterday.
The queen Proteas made a 116 all out in 45.4 overs and they tried to hold their own, but could not outsmart the Caribbean islanders. - Sapa