Sporting Digest: Cricket

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ICC TROPHY Semi-final (Nairobi): Kenya 318 for 5 (50 overs); Bermuda 254 for 9 (50 overs). Kenya beat Bermuda by 64 runs. Plate matches: Papua New Guinea bt Fiji by 10 runs; Denmark bt Malaysia by two wickets; United States bt Israel by nine wickets; Namibia bt Argentina by 135 runs.

TOUR MATCH (Final day of four; Bloemfontein, SA): Australia 450 for 8 dec and 270 for 6 dec; Orange Free State 264 and 396. Australia won by 60 runs.

CASTLE CUP (Final day of four) Cape Town: Western Province 210 and 327 for 7 dec. Border 231 and 309 for 9. Border won by 1 wicket. Port Elizabeth: Boland 307 and 176. Eastern Province 308 for 7 dec and 177 for 2. Eastern Province won by eight wickets. Durban: Natal 464 and 144 (S Jack 6-30). Transvaal 296 and 123 for 3. Match drawn. Final standings: 1 Free State (W4 D3 L0 Pts24); 2 Western Province (3-2-2-20); 3 Transvaal (2-4-1-16); 4 Eastern Province (1-5-1-16); 5 Border (2-3-2-14); 6 Natal (1-4-2-12); 7 Boland (1-3-3-10); 8 Northern Transvaal (1-2-4-8).

SOUTH AFRICA SQUAD (First Test v Australia, Johannesburg, 4 March): A C Hudson, G Kirsten, W J Cronje, K C Wessels, P N Kirsten, J N Rhodes, E Simons, B M McMillan, D J Richardson, P S De Villiers, A A Donald, C R Matthews.

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