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Shock as grounds fall silent

David Warner (right) and Matthew Wade are distraught as they leave the St Vincent’s Hospital in Sydney, following Hughes’ death.

Players and politicians expressed shock and grounds fell silent on Thursday as the cricket world plunged into mourning after the death of Australian batsman Phillip Hughes.

N Srinivasan owns almost 22% stake in India Cements

N Srinivasan

The Supreme Court on Thursday observed that there was a clear case of conflict of interest as N. Srinivasan was BCCI chief as well as the owner of IPL team Chennai Super King.

Young Australian batsman Phillip Hughes dies from head injury

Young Australian batsman Phillip Hughes dies from head injury

Australia batsman Phillip Hughes died on Thursday from a rare head injury after a sickening on-field blow in a tragedy that sent shockwaves through the sporting world.

IPL spot-fixing: Disqualify CSK, says SC; questions India Cements' stake in team

The Supreme Court asked BCCI to disqualify Chennai Super Kings without further inquiry. Photo: AFP/ File

The Supreme Court (SC) on Thursday asked the Board of Control for Cricket in India to disqualify Chennai Super Kings (CSK) without further enquiry on Thursday. "What is more important?

In sport, danger does not deter the brave

In present day cricket, there are no heroic figures like  Viv Richards who batted without a helmet.

The horrific blow to Phil Hughes’ head has put the cricket world in a sombre mood. It is in such terrible incidents that the danger of action sport is stressed the most.

Will cricket bear brunt of the Phil Hughes tragedy?

Former cricket captain Sourav Ganguly signs a condolence message. —PTI

Fear of freak accidents and safety on the field have been expressed by city’s cricket community after the tragic death of 25-year-old Aussie cricketer Phil Hughes

Depressing day for world cricket, says Rahul Dravid

As the world of sport shuddered with the news of Australian cricketer Phil Hughes’ death on what will go down as a dark Thursday, it also mourned the loss of a talent in such tragic circumstances.

Viswanathan Anand has for the second year running been outclassed in the World Chess Championship by a player nearly 20 years his younger.

Narendra Modi was sworn in as Prime Minister on May 26, 2014, and has clearly won the sprint when his government completes six months in office on November 26.