Sporting Digest: Cricket

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HALF-CENTURIES from Shoaib Mohammad (53 not out) and Asif Mujtaba (65 not out) dominated an aimless last day, as Pakistan, with an unassailable 2-0 lead in the series, settled for a draw in the third Test against Zimbabwe in Lahore yesterday. Shoaib took five and a quarter hours to reach his 50.

THIRD TEST (Lahore): Pakistan drew with Zimbabwe.

PAKISTAN - First Innings 147 (D Brain 5-42).

ZIMBABWE - First Innings 230 (D Houghton 50, A Flower 62; Waqar Younis 5-100, Wasim Akram 4-100).

PAKISTAN - Second Innings

(Overnight: 37 for 0)

Aamir Sohail c James b Brain 32

Shoaib Mohammad not out 53

Asif Mujtaba not out 65

Extras (b7 lb13 nb3 w1) 24

Total (for 1, 82 overs) 174

Bowling: Brandes 16-5-31-0; Brain 14-6-28- 1; Streak 16-4-25-0; Rennie 14-6-35-0; G Flower 10-2-15-0; Whittal 10.5-4-17-0; Campbell 1-0-3-0; A Flower 0.1-0-0-0.

AUSTRALIAN SQUAD: (for first Test v South Africa, Melbourne, starting on Sunday): M Taylor, M Slater, D Boon, M Waugh, *A Border, D Martyn, I Healy, P Reiffel, S Warne, T May, C McDermott, G McGrath.

SHEFFIELD SHIELD Final day of four: (Sydney): Victoria 264 and 300 for 4 dec (D Jones 155, D Ramshaw 71no). New South Wales 283 (M Waugh 119; S Warne 5-77) and 275 for 9 (M Bevan 81). Match drawn.