Sporting Digest: Cricket

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HONG KONG SIXES TOURNAMENT Semi- finals: England 79 for 1 (N Fairbrother 34no, P DeFreitas 23, G Gooch 17no); South Africa 64 for 3 (A Kuiper 33no; D Reeve 1-5, DeFreitas 1- 4). England won by 15 runs. Sri Lanka 78 for 4 (S Jayasuriya 29, A de Silva 23; I Healy 2 for 18); Australia 60 for 3 (M Waugh 17, T Dodemaide 16no, M Hayden 14no; A Ranatunga 1-5, R Kalpage 1-11). Sri Lanka won by 18 runs.

Final: Sri Lanka 74 for 1 (A de Silva 28no, A Ranatunga 15no, S Jayasuriya 18); England 75 for 3 (G Gooch 27, D Reeve 31 ret). England won by three wickets.

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