Sporting Digest: Cricket

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Pitches at Kingston in Jamaica and Indore in India will have to receive official approval from the ICC before they stage their next Test match or one-day international. The first Test of England's winter tour to the West Indies was abandoned after just 61 balls when the Sabina Park pitch was ruled too dangerous to continue playing.

India made heavy weather of a modest victory target before squeezing out a four-wicket win over Kenya in the tri-series international in Bangalore. Chasing Kenya's 223 for 9, the experimental Indian side without captain Mohammad Azharuddin and master batsman Sachin Tendulkar, won with three overs to spare after suffering a late collapse.