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Nov 27, 2014

Former ICC chief wants review of safety standards

MUMBAI (Reuters) – Former International Cricket Council chief Jagmohan Dalmiya has called on the game’s administrators to work on upgrading safety standards to ensure that incidents like the shock death of Australian batsman Phillip Hughes never happen again.

Hughes, wearing a helmet, was struck on the neck by a short-pitched delivery when batting in a domestic match on Tuesday, with the force of the blow piercing his vertebral artery and causing blood to gush into his brain.

Nov 27, 2014

Cricket-Former ICC chief wants review of safety standards

MUMBAI, Nov 27 (Reuters) – Former International Cricket Council chief Jagmohan Dalmiya has called on the game’s administrators to work on upgrading safety standards to ensure that incidents like the shock death of Australian batsman Phillip Hughes never happen again.

Hughes, wearing a helmet, was struck on the neck by a short-pitched delivery when batting in a domestic match on Tuesday, with the force of the blow piercing his vertebral artery and causing blood to gush into his brain.

Nov 27, 2014

Hughes’ death hard to digest for India’s survivor

MUMBAI (Reuters) – More than five decades after his near-fatal head injury in the Caribbean, former India captain Nari Contractor could not believe Australian cricketer Phillip Hughes lost his life despite wearing a helmet.

The left-handed Contractor was stuck on the skull by a Charlie Griffith bouncer in a practice match against Barbados during India’s tour of the West Indies in 1962.

Nov 27, 2014

Phillip Hughes’ death hard to digest for India’s survivor

MUMBAI (Reuters) – More than five decades after his near-fatal head injury in the Caribbean, former India captain Nari Contractor could not believe Australian cricketer Phillip Hughes lost his life despite wearing a helmet.

The left-handed Contractor was stuck on the skull by a Charlie Griffith bouncer in a practice match against Barbados during India’s tour of the West Indies in 1962.

Nov 27, 2014

Cricket-Hughes’ death hard to digest for India’s survivor

MUMBAI, Nov 27 (Reuters) – More than five decades after his near-fatal head injury in the Caribbean, former India captain Nari Contractor could not believe Australian cricketer Phillip Hughes lost his life despite wearing a helmet.

The left-handed Contractor was stuck on the skull by a Charlie Griffith bouncer in a practice match against Barbados during India’s tour of the West Indies in 1962.

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