More Hughes woes

CENTURY KID: Australia's Phillip Hughes, right, plays a shot as South Africa's Mark Boucher, left, looks on during their sides' match at Kingsmead stadium, Durban. 08/03/2009. © AP Photo. Pic. Themba Hadebe.
CENTURY KID: Australia's Phillip Hughes, right, plays a shot as South Africa's Mark Boucher, left, looks on during their sides' match at Kingsmead stadium, Durban. 08/03/2009. © AP Photo. Pic. Themba Hadebe.

Australia were 292 for three wickets at the close of the third day of the second test against South Africa at Kingsmead yesterday.

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

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