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Australia fight back
04 Jan 2006
By: James Nixon

Australia have fought back in the third test against South Africa at the Sydney Cricket Ground thanks to a good knock from Ricky Ponting and some late order hitting from Adam Gilchrist.

Brett Lee also dismissed AB de Villiers late in the day which gives South Africa a 96 run lead with nine wickets in hand and two days to play.

Regular match-reporting for this test will resume for the fourth day.

South Africa 451/9 dec
A Prince 119, J Kallis 111
B Lee 3/82, G McGrath 2/65

Australia 359
R Ponting 120, A Gilchrist 86
A Nel 4/81, J Kallis 2/25

South Africa 4/1
G Smith 3*
B Lee 1/0

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