Latest Cricket News Updates Latest news from (c) en-gb Sun 19 May 2024 More gains for Australia from Brisbane draw The first Test between South Africa and Australia at the Gabba, Brisbane may have ended in a high-scoring draw, but there can be no two ways as to who would be the better satisfied side following the conclusion of the rain-marred opening Test. South Africa escape Gabba with a draw The Gabba Test as expected petered out into a draw though South Africa had their anxious moments in saving the game. Clarke hits double ton as Gabba Test heads towards a draw The Gabba Test is heading towards a definite draw as Australia moved into a first innings lead closing Day 4 at 487 for 4 in 121 overs Amla, Kallis tons a sign of things to come? It is said that the first innings of a Test often sets the tone as to which way the series would progress. And if that logic is applied to what has transpired in the Brisbane Test so far... Australia on the backfoot in reply to SA's 450 South Africa are in the driver’s seat in the Gabba Test after taking three quick wickets to rock the Australian top order. However, by the close of a long third day’s play... Torrential rain washes out Second Day's play of Gabba Test The second day’s play at the Gabba was washed out by torrential rain with not a single ball bowled. It is only after a long gap of 14 years that an entire day’s play has been lost in a Test Match played in Australia. South Africa crippled with JP Duminy’s tragic injury South Africa will play in the opening Test at Gabba with just the ten batsmen as their left-hander JP Duminy has been ruled out of action with an accidental heel injury. South African top order dominates Day 1 of Gabba Test South Africa finished the opening day’s play at a strong position of 255 for 2 with Hashim Amla and Jacques Kallis heading towards centuries.