Sporting Digest: Cricket

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MOHAMMAD AZHARUDDIN will captain India in the six-nation tournament to mark the diamond jubilee of the Cricket Association of Bengal. The West Indies, South Africa, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Zimbabwe are the other nations involved.

ENGLAND TOUR OF AUSTRALIA 1994-95 ITINERARY: 25 October: Chairman's XI (Lilac Hill, Perth); 27 Western Australia (Perth, day/night); 29 October-1 November: Western Australia (Perth); 4-7: South Australia (Adelaide); 9: PM's XI (Canberra); 12-15: Australian XI (Hobart); 18- 21 New South Wales (Sydney); 25-29: FIRST TEST (Brisbane); 2 December: Benson & Hedges World Series v Zimbabwe (Perth, day/night); 4: B&H WS Australia (Perth); 6: B&H WS England (Sydney, day/night); 10: B&H WS Zimbabwe (Adelaide); 13: B&H WS Australia (Melbourne, day/night); 15: B&H WS Zimbabwe (Sydney, day/night); 17-20: Queensland (Brisbane); 24- 29: SECOND TEST (Melbourne, rest day 25 December); 1-5 January: THIRD TEST (Sydney); 7: B&H WS Zimbabwe (Brisbane); 8: B&H WS Australia (Brisbane); 10: AIS/CB Cricket Academy (venue tba); 13: Bradman XI (Bowral); 15: B&H WS First final (Sydney, day/night); 17: B&H WS Second final (Melbourne, day/night); 19: B&H WS Third final (Melbourne, day/night); 21-23: Victoria (venue tba); 26-30: FOURTH TEST (Adelaide); 3-7: FIFTH TEST (Perth).