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More scans for Hughes as he fights for life SYDNEY: Australian batsman Phillip Hughes was to have more scans Wednesday after surgery to relieve pressure on his brain as players rallied around the bowler who inflicted the damage.The 25-year-old, who was pressing for a Test recall, was knocked out by a Sean Abbott bouncer in a freak incident at the Sydney Cricket Ground on Tuesday, crumbling to the ground unconscious after the heavy blow to the lower head.He underwent surgery and was in an induced coma in intensive care at St Vincent's Hospital."Phillip Hughes remains in a critical condition in St Vincent's Hospital after being struck in the head while batting for South Australia against NSW at the SCG yesterday," Cricket Australia said in a statement."He will have scans this morning and a further update will be provided when the results of those scans are known."Test captain Michael Clarke was one of the first to arrive at the hospital ...

McCullum excited at Vettori's comeback and record SHARJAH: New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum is excited at the prospect of veteran left-arm spinner Daniel Vettori's return to Test cricket in the third and final Test against Pakistan in Sharjah on Wednesday.The 35-year-old spinner was surprisingly added to the Test squad to bolster New Zealand's chances of levelling the series they trail 1-0 after losing the first Test and drawing the second.Vettori played last of his 112 Tests (111 for New Zealand and one ...
Australia’s Phillip Hughes in critical condition after surgery Australian Test cricketer Phillip Hughes has undergone surgery and remains in critical situation after being hit on the head by a vicious bouncer during the Sheffield Shield match between New South Wales and South Australia at the SCG.“He is undergoing surgery, he has sustained a head injury; but he is in a critical condition”, said David Faktor, a spokesman for St Vincent's Hospital. A hospital statement later said Hughes was out of surgery but remained ...
Women cricket probables of Lahore region announced LAHORE: The Lahore region of women wing of Pakistan Cricket Board here on Tuesday announced the names of the twenty players for attending a training camp to prepare for the inaugural U21 national women cricket championship being held next month."The players were picked based on their performance in the recently concluded tournament", said Nooshin Haneef ,Representative Lahore Region PCB Women Wing. She said the dates of the camp will be announced shortly with the approval ...
Kenya to tour Pakistan LAHORE: Kenya are set to tour Pakistan to play against a second-string team as part of efforts to revive top-flight international cricket in the country, five years after it was halted due to a terror attack.Kenya will tour next month for five one-day games, said Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Shaharyar Khan."We have been making efforts to bring smaller teams to Pakistan and the object is to open the door for teams to our country, ...
Hopeful to join squad for WC' 15: Ajmal ISLAMABAD: Pakistan ace off-spinner Saeed Ajmal has said he was very positive for participating in upcoming World Cup.Talking to Private news channel, Ajmal said he was pretty contented with his improvement as he was eyeing World Cup with improved techniques.Explaining his bowling action Saeed said that after the remedial work he has went through, he was now able to control his elbow extension and it's only when he bowled dosra that his elbow extension exceeded ...
Pakistan to host 5th BCWC ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Tuesday was awarded the hospitality to host the 5th edition of the Cricket World Cup for the Blind to take place in 2018.This was decided in the 17th AGM of World Blind Cricket Council (WBCC) that took place in Cape Town, South Africa on Tuesday. Syed Sultan Shah President World Blind Cricket presided over the meeting.Delegates from Australia, England, South Africa, India, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Bangladesh and West Indies participated in the ...


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