Flags flew at half-mast and thousands of fans and players paid tribute Friday as Australia and the world cricket community united in an outpouring of grief for the tragic death of batsman Phillip Hughes.
Former skippers Ian Chappell and Mark Taylor feel next week's first Test between India and Australia in Brisbane should go ahead as it would help the cricketers and the fans to come out and share the mourning of the loss of Phillip Hughes.
On the opening day of the last Ashes series, Mitchell Johnson set the tone for five matches of Australian domination by sending a series of 150km per hour missiles whistling past the ears of a succession of English batsmen.
Thailand`s parliament has voted to ban commercial surrogacy after outrage erupted over the largely unregulated industry following allegations an Australian couple abandoned a baby with Down`s syndrome, a legislator said Friday.
The tragic death of batsman Phillip Hughes dominated the front pages of Australia`s media Friday as "the nation shares the agony of an innings cut short", while rallying behind the youngster who bowled the fatal ball.
Emotions were still too raw in the wake of the death of Phillip Hughes to make a decision on whether to go ahead with next week`s first test against India, Cricket Australia chief executive James Sutherland said on Friday.
Referring to the steps being taken by the government to unearth black money, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said government has identified 427 account holders associated with HSBC list and 250 of them have admitted to having foreign accounts.
New Delhi: The Trinamool Congress on Thursday accused the central government of crony capitalism and questioned the State Bank of India's grant of a loan to the Adani Group for a mining project in Australia.