Sport in Short: Cricket

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SRI LANKA, who have suffered a five-year Test drought at home because of civil unrest, will find relief in the next 14 months when Australia, New Zealand, England, India and South Africa tour. Australia arrive in August to play three Tests plus one-day matches, followed by New Zealand in November, England in March 1993, India in July and South Africa in August or September.

RAPID CRICKETLINE SECOND XI CHAMPIONSHIP: Southgate: Derbyshire 125 and 154 (R L Johnson 4-36); Middlesex 293 for 5 dec Middlesex won by an innings and 14 runs. Worcester: Worcestershire 292 and 84 for 2 dec (A C H Seymour 52 no); Yorkshire 54 for 1 dec and 328 for 5 (D Byas 200no). Yorkshire won by 5 wickets. Trent Bridge: Notts 219 for 8 dec (M Saxelby 72, M P Dowman 51; J T C Vaughan 6-32); Gloucs first innings forfeited and 208 for 8. Match drawn. Studley: Kent 193 and 111 for 1 dec (D P Fulton 55, I Baldock 51 no); Warwickshire 28 for 0 dec and 277 for 6 (T L Penney 142no, Wasim Khan 76). Warwick won by 4 wickets. Hove: Essex 233 and 218 for 6 (K A Butler 63no); Sussex 363 (C C Remy 92; A G J Fraser 5-43). Match drawn. Bournemouth: Hampshire 273 for 9 dec (R M F Cox 100) and second innings forfeited; Glamorgan first innings forfeited and 222 for 4 (A Jones 82no, D L Hemp 62). Match drawn. Oundle School: Northants 301 for 6 dec (M B Loye 117 no, T C Walton 114) and 60 for 1 dec; Lancashire 42 for 0 dec and 187 for 9 (R Irani 98; M N Bowen 5-39). Match drawn.

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