GALLE, SRI LANKA, Reuter: Sri Lanka youth and the touring young England cricketers drew their final four day match.

Scores: Young England 420 for nine declared and 208 for no wicket declared (M. Ramprakash 120 not out).

Sri Lanka youth 346 for six declared and 64 for two.

NEW DELHI, India: Pakistan’s touring cricketers, trailing by 82 runs on the first innings, were 60 for one at lunch on the final day of their three-day match against Delhi, the Indian Ranji Trophy champions.

Delhi added 36 runs to their overnight score to reach 357 in reply to the tourists’ 275 for six declared before left arm spinner Iqbal Qasim took the final two wickets. His tally was five for 87.

The tourists suffered a quick shock when opener Mudassar Nazir was bowled by Madan Lal for nine runs, but Shoaib Mohammad and RizwanuzZaman carefully steered them to 60 for one at lunch.

Scores: Pakistan XI 275 for six declared and 60 for one. Delhi 357 R. Lamba 131, Qasim five for 87.

NEW DELHI, Reuter, India: Divided Korea temporarily took over the world tennis championships when north Korea’s Chu Jong Chol beat South Korean Kim Wan to the delight of a noisy, welldriJled phalanx of spectators.

LINARES, Spain, Reuter: Soviet Grandmasters Anatoly Karpov and Andrei Sokolov drew the second game of their world chess championship eliminator in this southern Spanish town.

NEW YORK, Reuter: Heike Drechsler shattered her own indoor long jump world record when she leapt 7.32 meters before an empty Madison Square Garden at the U.S. Indoor Athletics Championships.

The 22yearold east German recorded only two legal jumps with her six efforts but nearly jumped out of the pit with her second attempt to improve on the 7.29 meter mark she set in east Berlin in January last year.

AUCKLAND, Reuter: New Zealand were reeling on 104 for seven at tea on the third day of the second cricket test against the West Indies.

Starting the session at 39 for three, New Zealand lost a further four wickets for the addition of 65 runs. John Bracewell was on five and Jan Smith on two.

NEW DELHI, India: The mighty Chinese table tennis machine stuttered and almost stalled today as three of their six remaining pairs fell at the quarter final stage of the doubles at the world championships here.

With both team events and the mixed doubles already safely secured, the Chinese were contesting three of the four matches for a place in the semifinals of both the men’s and women’s doubles.

SEOUL, Reuter: Seoul will Stage the eighth Paraplegic Olympics from October 15 to October 24, 1988, 12 days after the close of the Summer Olympics in the South Korean capital, the Seoul Para Olympic Organizing Committee said.

 LAHTI, Finland: Finland’s 17yearold AriPekka Nikkola, who won the World Junior Ski Jump title earlier this month, upstaged the world’s senior elite to win the world cup 70meter jump here.

Article extracted from this publication >>  March 6, 1987