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Bats used as Hughes tribute

Cricketers across the planet are paying tribute to Phillip Hughes by joining a #putoutyourbats campaign on social media website Twitter.

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Cook: Show respect in right way

Alastair Cook says every member of the England cricket squad is extremely saddened by the tragic death of Phillip Hughes earlier this week.

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State memorial for Hughes

Phillip Hughes will be honoured with a state memorial in Sydney next week, New South Wales Premier Mike Baird has announced.

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Abbott receiving full support

Cricket Australia has pledged to provide Sean Abbott with as much support as he needs after the tragic accident which ended Phillip Hughes' life.

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Australia investigate safety

James Sutherland has announced that Cricket Australia are to conduct an investigation into player safety following the tragic death of Phillip Hughes on Thursday.

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Australia's players come first

Cricket Australia will not make any rush decision about the scheduling of the first Test with India next week.

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Bangladesh take fourth ODI

Mahmudullah hit an unbeaten 82 to lead Bangladesh to a 21-run win over Zimbabwe

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McCullum mauls Pakistan

Opener Brendon McCullum smashed the fastest century by a New Zealand batsman to give his team an upper hand in the third and final Test against Pakistan in Sharjah on Friday.

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White makes Derbyshire return

All-rounder Wayne White is returning to his home county Derbyshire for a third spell.

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County fixtures announced

County champions Yorkshire will begin the defence of their title at New Road against promoted Worcestershire on the opening day of the 2015 season.

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Lewis to start coaching career

Jon Lewis has been named bowling coach of Sussex after announcing his retirement from the playing ranks.

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Australia media honours Hughes

The tragic death of batsman Phillip Hughes dominated the front pages of Australia's media on Friday, while there are plenty of supportive words for Sean Abbott who bowled the fatal ball.

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