Sporting Digest: Cricket

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SOMERSET have appointed Andy Hayhurst, their opening batsman, as captain for the 1994 season to succeed Chris Tavare.

FIRST TEST (Lucknow)

(Third day: India won toss)

INDIA - First Innings 511 (N S Sidhu 124, S R Tendulkar 142, S V Manjrekar 61; M Muralitharan 5-162)

SRI LANKA - First Innings

R S Mahanama c Mongia b Kumble . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 73 D P Samaraweera lbw b Chauhan . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .42 H P Tillakaratne c Mongia b Kumble . . . . . . . . . . . . .7 P A de Silva c Azharuddin b Kumble . . . . . . . . . . . . 13 * A Ranatunga c Chauham b Venkatapathy Raju . . . . . . . . 9 R S Kalpage c Azharuddin b Kumble. . . . . . . . . . . . . .2 ] P Dassanayake st Mongia b Venkatapathy Raju . . . . . . .36 D K Liyanage not out . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .6 S D Anurasiri not out . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Extras (lb7) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7 Total (for 7) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 197

Fall: 1-120 2-120 3-132 4-149 5-149 6-158 7-190.

To bat: M Muralitharan, P Wickramasinghe.

Bowling (to date): Prabhakar 13-5-30-0, Kapil Dev 7-3-12-0, Venkatapathy Raju 20-10-25-2, Kumble 37-10-69-4, Chauhan 23-7-54-1.

THIRD YOUTH TEST (Kandy) (First day of five): England 147 for 5 v Sri Lanka.

SHEFFIELD SHIELD (Hobart; third day): South Australia 519 and 93 for 2; Tasmania 401 for 8 dec (S Young 124no). (Brisbane; second day): Queensland 244 (S Law 118); Western Australia 94 for 1 (J Langer 74no).

SOUTH AFRICAN SQUAD (for best of three WSC final v Australia, today): P Kirsten, G Kirsten, H Cronje, J Rhodes, D Cullinan, D Callaghan, D Richardson, R Snell, C Matthews, F De Villiers, A Donald, D Rundle, B McMillan, P Simcox.

SOUTH AFRICA A (v England A, Port Elizabeth, 27-31 January): M Arthur, G Liebenberg, R Steyn (all Free State), J Cook (Transvaal, capt), A Kuiper (Western Province), L Wilkinson (Free State), E Simon (Western Province), D Crooks (Natal), S Palframan (Border), C Eksteen (Transvaal), M Pringle, A Martin (both Western Province).

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