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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    2014/15 Season Fixture

    Date   Opponents Venue  Captain 
    October       
    Wednesday October 22  Australian Cricket Society Galt Res. Parkdale  C. Walker
    Wednesday October 29  Euroa  Albert Ground  N. Quinn 
           
    November       
    Wednesday November 12 Vignerons XI Albert Ground F. Main
    Wednesday November 19  Combined Club XI  Albert Ground  M. Stein 
    Wednesday November 26  Media XI  Albert Ground  M. Anderson 
           
    December       
    Wednesday December 3  Bendigo CC XI Albert Ground T. Jones
    Wednesday December 10  Vignerons Barossa  P. Halbish
    Monday December 29  Cricket Club of India  Albert Ground  TBA 
           
    February       
    Sunday February 1  Crusaders XI  Bulleen CC  TBA 
    Wednesday February 4  President's XI  Albert Ground P. Halbish
    Monday February 16  Cricket Club NSW Albert Ground P. O'Beirne
    Wednesday February 25  Epicure XI  Albert Ground  S. McCooke 
           
    To be advised       
    TBA Lord's Taverners XI  TBC R Shugg 
    TBA  HMAS Cerberus Cerberus TBA 

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