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Mohsin wants more protections in cricket head gears KARACHI: Former Pakistan opening batsman and ex- coach Mohsin Khan wanted more protection in cricket gears to ensure tragedy is not repeated like the death of emerging Australian batsman Phillip Hughes.Brilliant left handed batsman Hughes died after hit on the side of neck underneath left ear during a Sheffield Shield match in Sydney three days ago."I sincerely hope that more can be done to provide better protection for cricketers even though as it stands today, the cricketers do take extreme care by wearing helmets, chest guards etc," he told a website on Friday.However, I would ask the helmet makers, who are already doing a great job with their products, to improve protection in two areas which need to be guarded with extreme care.He said helmet should be improved in the areas of the temple and the skull in general."Like everyone else, I was undoubtedly very upset when I heard this ...

Craig derails Pakistan after Hafeez's best SHARJAH: Off-spinner Mark Craig took seven wickets to derail Pakistan on the second day of the third and final Test in Sharjah on Friday after Mohammad Hafeez fell three short of his double hundred.Craig ended the day with best figures of 7-94 -- his first five-wicket haul -- which sparked a collapse as Pakistan lost seven wickets for 70 runs after resuming at 281-3.At lunch New Zealand had made seven without loss with Brendon McCullum ...
Tributes continue as world comes to terms with tragedy WELLINGTON: Cricket scoreboards around the world carried tributes to Australian batsman Phillip Hughes on Friday, while condolence messages flooded social media as the sporting world reacted to an untimely death not experienced since Ayrton Senna's in 1994.The 25-year-old died on Thursday, two days after he suffered a horrendous and 'freak' injury when he was struck in the neck by a short-pitched ball from New South Wales bowler Sean Abbott in a first-class game at the ...
Pakistan and New Zealand players mourn Hughes's death SHARJAH: Pakistan and New Zealand teams and officials on Friday observed a minute's silence and wore black armbands to join the world in mourning young Australian batsman Phillip Hughes.Hughes, 25, died Thursday from a rare head injury after a devastating on-field blow in a first-class match in Sydney, leaving the whole cricketing world in a shock.Pakistan and New Zealand teams abandoned the second day's play in the third and final Test on Thursday after the ...
Youngster who bowled fatal Hughes ball 'broken' SYDNEY: A "broken" Sean Abbott faced rebuilding his life Friday after delivering the ball that killed Australian batsman Phillip Hughes, although Cricket Australia said the young bowler was holding up well given the circumstances.The 22-year-old was doing what he always does for his state New South Wales, bowling fast, when Hughes misjudged a pull shot at the Sydney Cricket Ground on Tuesday and collapsed to the ground unconscious after being hit on the base of ...
Australian team grieves with India Test on ice SYDNEY: Shattered Australian players comforted each other Friday as they considered how to move forward after the death of Phillip Hughes, with a decision on next week's Test with India on ice.The cricket world was plunged into mourning when the talented left-hander died Thursday after being knocked unconscious by a ball in a domestic Sheffield Shield game in Sydney this week, sparking an outpouring of sympathy and support.The entire Test team was summoned to the ...
Australian rugby players mourn Hughes LONDON: Australian rugby players are set to wear black armbands against England at Twickenham on Saturday as a mark of respect following the shocking death of Test cricketer Phillip Hughes.Wallabies captain Michael Hooper said Thursday his side would be "thinking of Phil and his family" in the run-up to what will be the team's final international of 2014.Australia batsman Hughes, 25, died on Thursday after being struck on the head by a bouncer while batting ...


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