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27-Nov-2014 07:18:00 GMT
Pakistan v New Zealand, 3rd Test, Sharjah

Pak-NZ 2nd Day Play Suspended After Hughes Dies

Sharjah: The play of the second day in the third and final test between Pakistan and New Zealand in Sharjah was suspended following the death of Australian cricketer Phillip Hughes on Thursday.

The Pakistan Cricket Board and New Zealand Cricket agreed to suspend the full day play.

It has been decided that tomorrow will be considered as Day 2 with the Test being extended by an extra day.

Pakistan, who lead the three-test series 1-0, were to resume on 281 for three with opening batsman Mohammad Hafeez unbeaten on 178 and captain Misbah-ul-Haq on 38.

The 25-year-old Hughes was struck on the head by a bouncer during a domestic match on Tuesday and passed away after two days in hospital.

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