Australia take on South Africa in the second Test in Adelaide with both teams needing an improvement from their bowlers.
Chris Wood hammered 56 off 42 balls to see Hampshire to safety on a brief final day against Worcestershire.
South Africa and New Zealand both have selection headaches going into Friday's quarter-final showdown in Dhaka.
Imran Tahir will remain with South Africa's World Cup squad despite suffering a chip fracture to his left thumb.
South Africa are confident uncapped leg-spinner Imran Tahir can make a big impact at the World Cup.
Graeme Smith has welcomed the addition of leg-spinner Imran Tahir to South Africa's one-day squad.
Imran Tahir has been added to South Africa's preliminary World Cup squad little more than a week after being granted citizenship.
Imran Tahir is eligible to play for South Africa with immediate effect after being granted citizenship in his adopted country.
Kevin Pietersen has backed leg-spinner Imran Tahir to represent South Africa at Test level.
Pakistan-born spinner Imran Tahir remains hopeful of receiving another call-up to South Africa's cricket squad.
Steve Harmison took 7-29 as Warwickshire collapsed in a heap on the final morning against Durham.
A final-day washout at Edgbaston spared Warwickshire from an almost-certain defeat against Durham.
South Africa have included uncapped duo Imran Tahir and Wayne Parnell in a 15-man squad for the final Test against England.
Warwickshire have signed spinner Imran Tahir and batsman Varun Chopra.
Hampshire were set for a rapid second innings pursuit of victory but bad light ensured their match with Somerset was drawn.
Hampshire have signed Ajantha Mendis as their overseas player for next season.
Sussex were forced to settle for a draw in their County Championship clash with Hampshire despite the efforts of Corey Collymore.
Nottinghamshire's title dreams were crushed by Hampshire, who recorded a 203-run victory at Trent Bridge.
Imran Tahir claimed 5-27 as Hampshire secured a 66-run victory over Sussex in Pro40 Division One on Wednesday.
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