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Cricket: Elgar battles to much-needed ton as Windies wilt

Opener Dean Elgar struck his third test century as South Africa rode their luck to finish the first day of the second test against West Indies on 270 for two.

Cricket: McCullum's smashing day

Cricket: McCullum's smashing day

Jimmy Neesham made a fine 85 yesterday; Kane Williamson a classy 54 but the solid bet is those present at Hagley Oval yesterday won't remember much about either innings.

Cricket: Smith anchors Australia on day one

Cricket: Smith anchors Australia on day one

Young captain Steven Smith compiled a watchful half-century to guide Australia to 259 for five at stumps and leave the third test against India delicately poised after an attritional opening day in Melbourne on Friday.

Cricket: McCullum reaches milestone

Cricket: McCullum reaches milestone

A blistering 195 by New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum dominated the first day of test cricket in Christchurch in eight years today.

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