Sporting Digest: Cricket

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An investigation led by the former Indian captain Kapil Dev will take place into the abandonment of the second one-day international between India and Sri Lanka at Indore on Christmas Day after the pitch was declared too dangerous for play after three overs. Jagmohan Dalmiya, the president of the International Cricket Council, said: "The abandonment of the match due to unfit condition anywhere in the world is deplorable."

Rashid Latif will captain Pakistan in next month's Bangladesh Silver Jubilee Tournament. The wicketkeeper takes over from Wasim Akram, who is in London for treatment to a long-standing shoulder problem.