Sporting Digest: Cricket

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Mohammad Azharuddin has been named as captain of India's 1999 World Cup squad.

An unbeaten half-century by Hashan Tillakeratne only delayed the inevitable as Sri Lanka fell to an innings' defeat against Pakistan in the Asian Test Championship final in Dhaka yesterday. Sri Lanka, needing to reach 364 to make Pakistan bat again, were dismissed for 188 in their second innings at the stroke of tea on the fourth day.