P145 ORACLE 145 Tue25 Dec ITV 1831:10  1/2  AUSTRALIA-g INDIES  Fourth Test  Australia managed to avoid the follow- on on the third day in Melbourne — but only just — and seem destined to go 4-0 down in the five-match seriesN At the closf they were 281-9 in reply to gest Indies' first innings 479N The Australians had started the day at 115-1 and looked well set before losing three wickets for two runsN The ovfrnight batsmen, Wessels and Hilditch, were top scorers with 90 and 70N Former skippfr Kim Hughes had another unhappy day, out second ballN Christmas Day is a rest day. Card>>>> CARS p496 HOUSES p497 JOBS p498 C4)
P145 ORACLE 145 Tue25 Dec ITV 1830:00  Fourth Test 2/2  AUSTRALIA-g INDIES  Melbourne  AUSTRALIA 1st innings Wood lbw b Garner 12 Hilditch b Harper 70 Wessels c Dujon b Marshall 90 Hughes c Dujon b Walsh 0 Border c Richards b Walsh 35 Matthews b Marshall 5 Rixon c Richardson b Marshall 0 Bennett not out 17 Lawson c Walsh b Garner 8 McDermott b Marshall 0 Hogg not out 12 Extras 32 TOTAL (for nine) 281 Bad light endfd play early Fall 1-38, 2-161, 3-163, 4-220, 5-238, 6-238, 7-240, 8-253, 9-253 Bowling Marshall 29.2-6-76-4 Garner 22- 6-71-2 Walsh 21-5-57-2 Harper 14-1-58-1 Richards 1-0-9-0N Match report>>>