Sporting Digest: Cricket

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ICC TROPHY (Nairobi, Kenya): Ireland bt Gibraltar by six wickets. Gibraltar 136 for 9 (50 overs, C McCrum 4-16); Ireland 138 for 4 in (37.3 overs, A Lewis 44). Hong Kong bt Fiji by seven wickets. Fiji 126 (35 overs, S Brew 4-16); Hong Kong 127 for 3 (17 overs, P Fordham 50no, R Farcy 48). United Arab Emirates bt Argentina by eight wickets. Argentina 128 (49.2 overs, Atif Butti 3-30); United Arab Emirates 131 for 2 (25 overs, Saleem Raza 46no). United States bt East and Central Africa by nine wickets. East and Central Africa 105 (35.1 overs, D Kallicharan 3-18); United States 106 for 1 (14.4 overs, F Lewis 68no). Papua New Guinea bt Malaysia by 49 runs. Papua New Guinea 165 (47.5 overs); Malaysia 116 (46.2 overs, K Ila 3-32). Denmark bt West Africa by four wickets. West Africa 146 (47.2 overs); Denmark 147 for 6 (37.2 overs).

TOUR MATCH (Potchefstroom, SA): Australia 142 for 5 (M E Waugh 55) v President's Invitation XI (Match abandoned - rain).

SHEFFIELD SHIELD: Sydney (Second day of four): New South Wales 391 (N D Maxwell 75, M G Bevan 67); South Australia 123 and 52 for 1. Melbourne (First day): Tasmania 283 for 5 (M J Di Venuto 89) v Victoria.

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