Sporting Digest: Cricket

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REPRESENTATIVE MATCHES (One-day): Haarlem: England XI 238 for 5 (40 overs; M R Benson 61, T R Ward 53, N Hussain 52); Netherlands 110 for 7 (40 overs). England XI won by 128 runs. Hove: Rest of World XI 217 for 5 (46.2 overs; C L Hooper 72, D M Jones 40no, P V Simmons 39) v England XI. Match abandoned. Newtown: Wales XI 196 for 7 (40 overs; A C Puddle 47; R J Bailey 4-59); England XI 197 for 5 (34.5 overs; R J Bailey 75, G Fowler 74). England XI won by five wickets.

RAPID CRICKETLINE CHAMPIONSHIP (Final day of three): Northampton: Northamptonshire 352 for 8 dec (R R Montgomery 83, T C Walton 61, J G Hughes 50no) and 50 for 1; Essex 138 (M N Bowen 4-56) and 263 (N V Knight 59, D D Robinson 53, Gul Khan 49; R A Walker 4-50, M N Bowen 4-57). Northamptonshire won by nine wickets. Boldon: Glamorgan 392 for 8 dec and 179 for 0 dec (J A R Williams 108no, A Jones 66no); Durham 263 and 309 for 7 (I Smith 160, D A Blenkiron 50; R O Jones 4-71). Durham won by three wickets. Todmorden: Lancashire 554 for 7 dec (R C Irani 156, J Gallian 92, J D Fitton 61) and forfeit; Yorkshire 168 for 2 dec and 162 for 5 (B Parker 55no). Match drawn. Taunton: Sussex 456 for 6 dec (J W Hall 184, C C Remy 63, B T P Donelan 58, A C S Piggott 80no); Somerset 333 for 6 (G W White 54, K J Parsons 87, M E Trescothick 54; Donelan 4-80). Match drawn. Southgate: Middlesex 359 for 9 dec (T A Radford 115no, K P Dutch 61) and 57 for 1; Nottinghamshire 331 for 8 dec (G F Archer 100, M P Dowman 70). Match drawn. Dartford: Worcestershire 218 (A C H Seymour 103; R P Davis 6-63) and 77 for 3; Kent 392 (R M Ellison 96, C Penn 93, D P Fulton 78; T M Heap 5-64). Match drawn. The Oval: Derbyshire 318 for 8 dec and 100 for 1 (I G Steer 68no); Surrey 431. Match drawn.

BAIN CLARKSON TROPHY (One-day): Bristol: Gloucestershire v Hampshire. No play - match abandoned.

MINOR COUNTIES CHAMPIONSHIP (Final day of two): Marlborough College: Wiltshire 342 for 8 dec and 117 for 7 dec; Herefordshire 246 and 173 for 8 (D Perryman 4-32). Match drawn.

INDIAN SQUAD (Tour of Sri Lanka, 12 July to 14 August): M Azharuddin (capt), S R Tendulkar (vice-capt), N S Sidhu, M Prabhakar, W V Raman, V G Kambli, P K Amre, A K Sharma, Kapil Dev, K S More (wkt), V Yadav (wkt), A R Kumble, R K Chauhan, Venkatapathy Raju, J Srinath, S A Ankola. Itinerary: 12-14 July: Board XI (Kurunegala); 17-22: First Test (Asgiriya stadium, Kandy); 25: First One-day international (Khettarama Stadium, Colombo); 27-1 August: Second Test (Singhalese SC, Colombo); 4-9: Third Test (Saravanamuttu stadium, Colombo); 12: Second One-day international (Khettarama stadium, Colombo); 14: Third One-day international (Moratuwa).

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