2014 Gabba cricket Test postponed
Sunday, November 30, 2014
"These are extraordinary circumstances and we simply couldn't or wouldn't expect our players to be emotionally ready to start a Test match the day after farewelling one of their team-mates," saidchief executive .
A new date for the match has not been settled on. It could be held between the(December 12–16) and (December 26–30) Tests. An announcement is expected "in the next few days".
"After consulting with the players, we have communicated to Cricket Australia that the opportunity to farewell their team mate is the priority, and the prospect of them playing the following day is simply too big an ask,"chief executive said. "The players are going through a grieving process and they must be afforded the opportunity to do so."
Fans who have purchased tickets to this match have been advised to hold onto their tickets.
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- "Phillip Hughes: Cricket Australia postpones Gabba Test with funeral to be held Wednesday afternoon" — , November 30, 2014
- "Fixtures" — , November 30, 2014 (access date)