Sporting Digest: Cricket

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PHIL SIMMONS, Leicestershire's new overseas signing, helped a under- strength West Indian side beat Sri Lanka in Sharjah yesterday as they wound up the round-robin section of the Champions' Trophy with an eight-wicket win.

CHAMPIONS TROPHY (Sharjah): Sri Lanka 182 for 9 (50 overs); West Indies 183 for 2 (P V Simmons 90) (11.2 overs). West Indies bt Sri Lanka by eight wickets.

ONE-DAY INTERNATIONAL (Dhaka): Zimbabwe 140 for 7; Bangladesh 131 for 8. Zimbabwe bt Bangladesh by nine runs.