22 Feb 2009

Australian bowlers belted in SA tour match

8:41 am on 22 February 2009

The Australian cricket side have been on the receiving end of some excellent batting in their three-day game against the South African President's XI in Potchefstroom.

The President's XI have reached 393 for five after day one, with Imraan Khan scoring 100 and Heino Kuhn 95 not out.

The Victorian leg-spinner Bryce McGain took two for 126 from 19 overs, conceding 18 fours and four sixes in a mixed performance.

Tasmanian quick Ben Hilfenhaus was Australia's most impressive bowler with one for 60 from 20 overs.