PCB Logo

This week's highlights (March 23-29, 2015)

International Cricket | March 26, 2015

The 25-year-old Hughes passed away on November 27, two days after he got hit during the fateful Sheffield Shield match between South Australia and New South Wales at the Sydney Cricket Ground.

On being asked about the six-and-half ounce of red kookaburra that was delivered by Sean Abbott on that day, the Cricket NSW official said that the ball has been destroyed.

Source: Mirror Sports

International Cricket | March 26, 2015

Sydney: Former India captain Sourav Ganguly today lashed out at people who attacked Anushka Sharma for Virat Kohli's failure with the bat in the cricket World Cup 2015 semifinal against Australia, saying that it showed their immaturity. After actress Anushka was attacked by the twitterati, Ganguly said it's sad to see the mindset of such people.

Source: MID-DAY

International Cricket | March 26, 2015

The World Cup should be a shop window not window dressing for the game's emerging nations, International Cricket Council (ICC) chief executive David Richardson said.

The ICC has come under fire for plans to reduce the number of teams at the 2019 World Cup in England from 14 teams to 10 - a move that threatens to freeze out non-Test or Associate member nations from the showpiece tournament.

Source: 3 News

International Cricket | March 26, 2015

The highlight reels at the World Cup have been running hot with batsman smashing balls all over cricket stadiums in Australia and New Zealand.

Teams and individuals have been racking up record totals and the crowd have loved it, whooping and cheering every time another ball is dispatched into the stands.

Source: Reuters

International Cricket | March 26, 2015

With a place in the ICC Cricket World Cup final on the line and a sold-out Sydney Cricket Ground awash in a sea of blue and yellow, it was Australia who took advantage of the key moments.

Now, a show down with New Zealand in Melbourne awaits Australia, with prize a fifth World Cup trophy.

Source: ICC