Sporting Digest: Cricket

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JAVED MIANDAD, the 37-year-old former Pakistan captain, will miss the forthcoming tour of Sri Lanka because of a knee injury.

THE ICC yesterday named Cammie Smith, the former West Indian opener, as referee for next month's three-Test series between Sri Lanka and Pakistan John Reid, the former New Zealand captain, will referee the three Tests between Pakistan and Australia, starting on 28 September.

THURSDAY'S LATE RESULTS: Minor Counties Championship (final day of two): March: Cambridgeshire 205 for 4 dec and 235 for 9 dec (A K Goldin 4-66); Suffolk 205 for 8 dec and 235 for 8 (P J Caley 62). Match drawn. Bain Clarkson Trophy (one-day): Sleaford: Nottinghamshire 197; Leicestershire 201 for 2 (S J Bartle 69, D N Hepworth 60no). Leicestershire win by eight wickets. Aston Unity CC: Warwickshire 328 for 6 (J D Ratcliffe 110, M J Powell 114); Somerset 305 (P C L Holloway 79; D A Altree 5-42). Warwickshire win by 23 runs. Wigan: Yorkshire 331 for 9 (B Parker 108, R A Kettleborough 85; A A Barnett 5-59); Lancashire 224 (M E Harvey 82; R A Kettleborough 6-62). Yorkshire win by 107 runs. Horsham: Kent 211 for 9 (M J Walker 53); Sussex 212 for 1 (M T E Peirce 90no, C C Remy 58no). Sussex win by nine wickets.