Sporting Digest: Cricket

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The Australia fast bowler Jason Gillespie is likely to miss the entire domestic season because of his back injury, the national team coach, Geoff Marsh, said yesterday. He is expected to miss the home Test series against New Zealand and South Africa during his rehabilitation after a stress fracture.

The Australian Cricket Board meets in Melbourne today with the threat of a players' revolt hanging over its annual general meeting. The Australian Cricketers' Association, the union for first-class cricketers, wants to meet the ACB as soon as possible to discuss pay, conditions and a career structure for cricketers.

India scored 182 for 6 and bowled out Pakistan for 148 to clinch the Sahara Cup in the third of one-day matches in Toronto. India lead the series 3-0.