Sporting Digest: Cricket

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INDIA will play three Tests and three one-day internationals during next month's tour of Sri Lanka. They are due to arrive in Sri Lanka on 9 July for the month-long tour.

ROHAN GAVASKAR, the 16-year-old son of India's former Test captain, Sunil Gavaskar, has signed for Spen Victoria, of the Bradford League.

RAPID CRICKETLINE CHAMPIONSHIP (First day of three): Taunton: Somerset 8 for 1 v Lancashire. Felling: Durham 162; Surrey 81 for 1. Harrow: Middlesex 192 for 6 v Leicestershire. Newark: Notts 368 for 8 dec (W A Dessaur 113; N Podmore 5-98); Derbyshire 36 for 0. Hove: Sussex 171 for 7 v Warwickshire. Swansea: Yorkshire 286 for 7 v Glamorgan.

MINOR COUNTIES CHAMPIONSHIP (Second and final day): Aylesbury: Buckinghamshire 197 for 5 (M J Roberts 92) and 258 for 9 (T J A Scriven 94); Staffordshire 221 for 3 (S J Dean 81) and 84 for 2. Match drawn. Kidmore End: Berkshire 179 for 8 dec (A Byram 6-76) and 136 for 1; Shropshire 186 for 7 dec (K Sharp 72no). No play yesterday, match drawn. (First day of two): Wisbech: Cambridgeshire 192 for 6 dec (G W Ecclestone 71no) and 8 for 1; Norfolk 123.

OTHER MATCH: Canterbury: Kent 335 for 3 dec (G R Cowdrey 142no); England Under-19 19 for 0.

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