Cricket Australia have announced that the two-day tour match between the Cricket Australia XI and India in Adelaide has been cancelled.
I fancied a little midweek Ram Slam action on Wednesday evening but when I arrived at Supersport Park in Centurion to watch the Titans play a home game against the Dolphins I was surprised to find the stadium entirely empty.
The cricket world is in mourning on Thursday with the news that Australia batsman Phil Hughes passed away in the afternoon at the age of 25, as a result of being struck on the back of the head by a bouncer on Tuesday.
South Australia cricket has been rocked by the loss of popular batsman Philip Hughes, who was playing for the West End Redbacks in the Sheffield Shield when he was struck on the head by a bouncer, and never recovered.
A devastated Michael Clarke sat in front of the media on Thursday and read a statement from Phillip Hughes' family, just hours after the Australia batsman had passed away in a Sydney hospital.