Sporting Digest: Cricket

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New Zealand selectors have recalled the batsman Craig Spearman to the squad but dropped Roger Twose for the three-Test tour of India, starting in October. The offspinner, Paul Wiseman, is recalled to partner Daniel Vettori. Geoff Allott and Simon Doull are unavailable because of injury.

NEW ZEALAND SQUAD (Three-Test tour of India, October): S Fleming (capt), M Bell, M Horne, C Spearman, N Astle, C McMillan, C Harris, A Parore, D Nash, C Cairns, S O'Connor, A Penn, C Drum, P Wiseman, D Vettori.