The sporting legend turned 42 on Friday
Benaud's iconic commentary and presence defined the sport for multiple generations of players and fans
Prime Minister Tony Abbott tweeted that Australia had lost an "icon"
Phillip Hughes died after being struck in the head by a ball in November
Organizers estimate that about 70% of the seats at the Sydney Cricket Ground have been bought by Indian fans
“Once the curtain opens, the show begins. The audience laughs, is amazed, some are beginning to cry. The emotions are noticeable. They are triggered by the...
This is the camel cricket. You hate it, don’t you? You should. Let’s start with the fact that it’s—how to put this nicely?—repulsive. Add the fact that it’s big,...
From this week's cricket match attacks to the tragedy at the Munich Games, TIME recalls those instances when terrorism invaded the arena. By Glen Levy