After terror strike, Hyderabad Test match has not been rescheduled

Sutherland said none of the touring players have expressed any security fears after the blasts. Sutherland also refuted suggestions that the incident would distract Australian cricketers from the job at hand.

updated: February 22, 2013 12:06 IST
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Sydney: Australia plan to play the second Test against India in Hyderabad as scheduled next week despite deadly bomb attacks in the city on the eve of the Test series opener, reports said on Friday.

The twin blasts on Thursday killed 14 people and wounded dozens more in a busy neighbourhood in the southern Indian city, raising questions over whether Australia would play the second Test starting on March 2.

But Cricket Australia chief executive James Sutherland told Fairfax newspapers the match was still on as planned as Australia prepared for the opening match in the four-Test series in Chennai starting later Friday.

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