PHILLIP Hughes stepped up to the crease at the SCG on Tuesday and was soon he on his way to what promised to be his 27th first-class century. But at 2.23pm the world stopped.

    CRICKET Australia has promised a review into player safety in light of the Hughes’ tragedy, with particular emphasis on helmet regulations.

    AS tough as the first steps will be, I hope Sean Abbott’s NSW teammates can coax him back into the practice nets at some stage, writes Allan Border.

    CRICKET Australia have handled the awful task that befell them after Phillip Hughes’ tragic accident with exemplary calm and dignity.

    HE is the patriach of cricket in Australia. Now Richie Benaud has lent his evocative narration to Channel 9’s powerful tribute to Phillip Hughes.

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    One-day International: Australia v Sri Lanka

    Jan 11, 2013

    Australia takes on Sri Lanka in the first One-day International of the Commonwealth Bank Series.

    Event:                         Commonwealth Bank Series One-day International
    Teams:                        Australia v Sri Lanka
    Date:                           Friday January 11, 2013
    Start time:                   2.20pm

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    Gate opening times
    Gate 1, 3, 4, 5 and 6 - Public/AFL members: 12.30pm
    Gate 2 - MCC members: 12.30pm

    Schedule of Play

    Innings 1 - 2.20pm - 5.50pm
    Break - 5.50pm - 6.35pm
    Innings 2 - 6.35pm - 10.05pm

    Car park opening time

    Gate 3 - 9.00am
    Gate 5 - 10.00am
    Gate 6 - 11.00am
    Gate 7 - 9.00am

    Expected attendance: 25,000-30,000