Sporting Digest: Cricket

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TOM MOODY, the Australian batsman, is to re-join Worcestershire next season. He replaces the West Indian pace bowler, Ken Benjamin. Worcestershire's second team will be coached and captained next season by the former Zimbabwe captain, Dave Houghton, who yesterday retired from Test and first-class cricket.

BILL SALE, the chairman of Kent for the past two years, has died after collapsing during a golf tournament at Sevenoaks for the county's beneficiary Richard Ellison.

SRI LANKA SQUAD (for Sharjah Champions Trophy, 28 October-5 November): A Ranatunga (capt), P A de Silva, R S Mahanama, U C Hathurusinghe, A P Gurusinha, H P Tillakaratne, S T Jayasuriya, R S Kalpage, G P Wickramasinghe, P B Disssanayake, C P Ramanayake, R S Kaluwitharne, D K Liyanage, M Muralitharan, D Samaraweera.