Sporting Digest: Cricket

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SURREY have 48 hours in which to decide whether to retain Waqar Younis this season. Waqar, who is not expected to recover from appendicitis for six weeks, is scheduled to join Pakistan's tour of Sri Lanka in mid-July. The club denied making an approach to the Australian pace bowler, Paul Reiffel.

ALLAN DONALD has resisted pleas from the South African selectors that he concentrate on his international career by returning to Warwickshire next season despite recent complaints of exhaustion.

AJIT WADEKAR, the former Indian captain and present manager, suffered a heart attack prior to his team's opening match in the Australasia Cup in Sharjah yesterday.

AUSTRALASIA CUP (Sharjah) India 273 (50 overs) (M Azharuddin 81, V G Kambli 82no); UAE 202 for 9 (50 overs). India won by 71 runs.

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