Sporting Digest: Cricket

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ALLAN BORDER, the 38-year-old Australian captain, has agreed to become a management officer for the Australian Cricket Board, overseeing its development programmes, when he ends his playing career.

AUSTRALIAN SQUAD (to tour South Africa in February): A R Border (capt), M A Taylor (vice- capt), D C Boon, M L Hayden, I A Healy (wkt), M G Hughes, D M Jones, C J McDermott, G D McGrath, T B A May, P R Reiffel, M J Slater, S K Warne, M E Waugh, S R Waugh.

CASTLE CUP (Final day of four): Pretoria: Northern Transvaal 215 and 201 for 9 dec; Eastern Province 67. (No play yesterday). Match drawn. Cape Town: Western Province 318 and 220 for 9 dec (E O Simons 54no, S Koenig 52); Orange Free State 273 and 49 for 1. Match drawn.

RED STRIPE CUP (Final day of four) Basseterre, St Kitts: Windward Islands 267 and 162; Leeward Islands 323 and 110 for 3. Leewards won by seven wickets. Georgetown: Barbados 292; Guyana 173 for 4. Match drawn. Port-of-Spain: Jamaica 206 and 217; Trinidad and Tobago 257 and 167 for 7. Trinidad and Tobago won by three wickets.