Sporting Digest: Cricket

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MOHAMMAD AZHARUDDIN is to remain as captain of India for the forthcoming home series against Sri Lanka. Arjuna Ranatunga will lead Sri Lanka on the tour from 13 January to 20 February.

SHEFFIELD SHIELD (Second day of four): Brisbane: Queensland 245 and 339 for 6 dec (M L Love 138, M L Hayden 121no); Tasmania 190 (S Young 55; M Kasprowicz 4-56) and 42 for 3. Adelaide: New South Wales 395 for 9 dec (M G Bevan 103, S R Waugh 73, N D Maxwell 61, R Davison 56; S P George 5-102) and 239 for 4 (Bevan 89); South Australia 465 for 8 dec (G S Blewett 93, P C Nobes 78).

CASTLE CUP (Second day of four): Cape Town: Transvaal 255 (B M White 108; E O Simons 4-41) and 132 for 2 (M Yachad 50no); Western Province 131 (C E Eksteen 7-29). Port Elizabeth: Orange Free State 309 (F D Stephenson 53, K Venter 55, C J P G van Zyl 51); Eastern Province 151 for 4. East London: Northern Transvaal 146; Border 340 for 3 (P N Kirsten 181no, A G Lawson 83).

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