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This week's highlights (June 29 - July 05, 2015)


International Cricket | July 03, 2015

South Africa use drone camera during practice, apologise later

Dhaka, July 2: Cricket South Africa apologised today for using a drone camera during its practice session the previous day. Last December, the Bangladesh civil aviation authority banned all unmanned aerial vehicles, which did not have prior permission, from its airspace for national security and general safety reasons.

Source: One India

International Cricket | July 03, 2015

Royston Cricket Club celebrate a special anniversary with Lord’s Taverners Buccaneers

Alistair Cliffe and Nick Griggs added 42 and 54 respectively to send the score past the 300-mark.

Having been set a challenging target, Royston openers Paul Leary and Praveen Nath set about the bowling by hitting 30 off the first three overs, before both were caught off deliveries from Cameron Taylor.

Source: Cambridge News

International Cricket | July 02, 2015


Bridgetown, Barbados - Last year's losing finalists Christ Church Foundation will be hoping to finally lift the title when the 29th Annual Sir Garfield Sobers International Schools Cricket Tournament begins on Monday July 6.

Source: Windies Cricket

International Cricket | June 30, 2015

Cricket: Australia and New Zealand reap $843 mn World Cup dividend

The economies of Australia and New Zealand benefited from A$1.1 billion ($843.59 million) in direct spending as a result of co-hosting the cricket World Cup earlier this year, according to a report released on Tuesday.

Source: Financial Express

International Cricket | June 30, 2015

Adelaide to host first day-night Test

The Adelaide Oval will host the first ever day-night Test match when Australia host New Zealand from November 27.

The historic event will be the third of a three-Test series against the Black Caps on Australian soil this summer and will be the first to be played under lights and with a pink Kookaburra ball.

Source: Cricket Australia