Sporting Digest: Cricket

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INDIA will play three Tests and three one-day internationals during their tour of Sri Lanka in July and August. On their only previous visit to Sri Lanka in 1985, the host nation won the three-match series 1-0.

THE West Indies have named an unchanged squad for the second Test against Pakistan in Bridgetown, Barbados, which starts tomorrow. West Indies, who won the first Test in Trinidad by 204 runs, are seeking their 12th consecutive victory at the Kensington Oval, and have not lost in Barbados since 1935.

WEST INDIES SQUAD (v Pakistan, Second Test, Bridgetown, 23-27 April): R B Richardson (capt), D L Haynes, P V Simmons, B C Lara, K L T Arthurton, C L Hooper, J C Adams, J R Murray (wkt), C E L Ambrose, I R Bishop, C A Walsh, A C Cummins, K C G Benjamin.