Sporting Digest: Cricket

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The Independent Online
ALEC STEWART, the England vice-captain, ended months of behind-the-scenes wrangling at Surrey by accepting the club's captaincy yesterday, although he added that he was 'still concerned' about the sacking of the coach, Geoff Arnold, and the disbanding of the cricket committee.

SHEFFIELD SHIELD (Sydney; second day of four): Western Australia 379 (T Moody 115, J Angel 84no); New South Wales 162 for 2 (M Bevan 61no).

TOUR MATCH (Chandigarh, first day of three): Sri Lanka 280 for 2 v Punjab.