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This week's highlights (July 06-12, 2015)

International Cricket | July 10, 2015

Soon, metro trial run on Cricket stadium-Magadi Road line

The underground stretch of Namma Metro between Cricket Stadium and Magadi Road is getting ready for trial run. BMRCL is confident of starting the trial run operations in the 4.8km stretch by August. 

Source: Bangalore Mirror

International Cricket | July 08, 2015

Records tumble in historic run chase

377 – The target successfully chased by Pakistan in the third Test against Sri Lanka at Pallekele, making it the sixth-highest chase in Test history. Statistics illustrate that Pakistan had only 1.9 per cent chance of chasing the target...

Source: Cricket Australia

International Cricket | July 07, 2015

Bavalan Pathmanathan dies after being struck in chest by ball

A cricketer has died after being struck on the chest by a ball during a local league match in Surrey.

Bavalan Pathmanathan, 24, was batting for Manipay Parish Sports Club in the British Tamil League on Sunday at Long Ditton recreation grounds.

Source: BBC

International Cricket | July 06, 2015

Monday cover: Cricket’s role in a rebuilding Nepal

The National’s Sport cover for the Monday, July 6 issue, featuring Paul Radley’s special report on cricket in earthquake-hit Nepal.

Paul travelled to Kathmandu in the wake of April’s devastating tremor, discovering passions and aspirations for the sport still run deep despite adversity.

Source: The National UAE