NEW DELHI, India: The Pakistan Cricket team, touring India from Jan. 17, 1987, will paly an extra one day limited overs match against the Cricket Club of India in Bombay on Jan. 20, BCCI announced.

The match was not in the original itinerary but was agreed in view of the club’s golden jubilee celebrations this year. The Pakistan team will play five Test matches, three three-day matches and six one day limited overs games during the tour.

ALGIERS, Reuter: Competitors in the controversial Paris Dakar rally landed in Algiers, the first African stop on their 13,000 km battle through seven countries. The 498 vehicles 282 cars, 148 motorcycles and 73 trucks arrived from Barcelona in three ferries, it was the first time in the nine year old rally’s history that the route had taken them through a non-French Port En Route to Africa.

LAAX, Switzerland, Reuter: Karl Alpiger and Conradin Cathomen of Switzerland dominated practice as they prepared for the Alpine Ski World Cup downhill here.

Alpiger and Cathomen put their familiarity with the Laax course to good use in the first training runs, which were delayed by heavy snow, to record the two leading practice times.

BRISBANE, Australia, Reuter: Top seed Hana Mandlikova of Czechoslovakia will meet America’s Pam Shriver in final of the Brisbane classic tennis tournament.


PERTH, Australia: West Indies Captain Viv Richards won the toss and sent England in to bat in the four team One day cricket tournament.

Article extracted from this publication >>  January 9, 1987