Sporting Digest: Cricket

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INZAMAM-ul-HAQ steered Pakistan to victory in their opening New Zealand tour match with 105 against Sir Ron Brierley's XI in Hamilton yesterday. Pakistan were 211 for 6 from their 50 overs and they went on to win by four runs.

CASTLE CUP Third day of four (Johannesburg): Border 251 and 214 (M P Stonier 51; M Vandrau 5-42); Transvaal 272 and 20 for 1. (Bloemfontein): Orange Free State 339 and 14 for 0; Northern Transvaal 159 (N Boje 4-39) and 193 (B J Sommerville 72, M Gidley 5-48). Orange Free State won by 10 wickets.

SHEFFIELD SHIELD Third day of four (Melbourne): Victoria 377 for 9 dec (D M Jones 145) and 80 for 1 (W N Phillips 50no); South Australia 499 (G Blewett 268).

RED STRIPE CUP First day of four (Kingston, Jam): Leeward Islands 302 for 6 (R B Richardson 105no, K L T Arthurton 118) v Jamaica.