Sporting Digest: Cricket

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WORLD SERIES CUP (Brisbane): Australia 230 for 9 (50 overs; D M Jones 98); South Africa 182 (46.5 overs). Australia won by 48 runs. Standings: 1 Australia (P 5, Pts 8); 2 New Zealand

(5-5); 3 South Africa (6-3).

SHEFFIELD SHIELD (Third day of four) Hobart: New South Wales 398 (S R Waugh 190no, M G Bevan 71; C R Miller 7-83) and 186 for 2 (M Slater 107no); Tasmania 401 for 6 dec (D F Hills 158no). Adelaide: Western Australia 446 for 7 dec (G R Marsh 98, J L Langer 96, M R J Veletta 75, T M Moody 58); South Australia 342 for 3 (D S Lehmann 165no, J A Brayshaw 137no).

TOUR MATCH (Katunayaka, S Lanka): England Under-19 142; Gampaha CA 143 for 7 (R Johnson 5-28). Gampaha won by three wickets.

SRI LANKA SQUAD (Tour of India, 13 January to 20 February): A Ranatunga (capt), P A de Silva, R S Mahanama, D Samaraweera, H P Tillekeratne, S T Jayasuriya, R S Kalpage, P B Dasanayake, M Muralitharan, G P Wickramasinghe (wkt), D K Liyanage, S D Anurasiri, A Gunawardena, R Pushpakumara, N Fernando (wkt), M Atapattu.

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