Phillip Hughes' long-time coach and mentor has questioned whether cricket administrators are doing "everything humanly possible" to ensure player safety and honour the memory of the late opener, while Chris Rogers said he could not believe the clip-on helmet guard was not yet mandatory ahead of cricket's new unknown spectacle - the pink ball Test.
Jesse Hogan An Adelaide club cricketer was examined by Cricket Australia medical staff and team officials after he was struck in the back of the head while bowling to the Australian team in their training session under floodlights on Wednesday.
Jesse Hogan Nathan Lyon snared 12 wickets on his last Test visit to Adelaide Oval, but it was the circumstances it came in that remain far more important than the haul itself.
Greg Baum There's a first time for everything, and Friday's pink-ball Test match isn't really it.
Jesse Hogan The Australian player most qualified to pass judgment, Nathan Lyon, suspects turf conditions for the Test debut of the pink ball probably could not be more conducive to it passing its first major examination.
Jesse Hogan Australia's best chance of finally stopping Kane Williamson could rest with the newest member of their Test squad: Steve O'Keefe.
Jesse Hogan Most of Australia's players will be in line for a bonus of at least $60,000 if they can avoid defeat in the inaugural day-night Test.
Tom Decent Daniel Hughes belted an unbeaten triple century in a Futures League match on Wednesday but NSW selectors will stick with Ben Rohrer at number six for their Sheffield Shield match at the SCG on Friday.
Lee Gaskin ACT Meteors bowler Jodie Hicks has signed with the Sydney Sixers for the Women's Big Bash League after playing for the Melbourne Demons in the women's AFL this year.
Jesse Hogan Trent Boult responded to a demand to prove his recovery from a back injury in fine fashion – by forcing his captain Brendon McCullum to swerve some well-directed bouncers in the nets while passing the first stage of a fitness test.
Year 12 formals season is in full swing around Wagga.
Medical report delays push murder case back to February.