URGENT ¥¥¥ Cricket: India says Hyderabad will host Australia Test

Hyderabad will host the second cricket Test match between India and Australia beginning next weekend despite the twin bombings in the city, the Indian board said on Friday.

Rajeev Shukla, spokesman for the Board of Control for Cricket in India, said federal and government officials had given assurances about security in the wake of Thursday night's deadly attacks. "So the Test match should not be shifted out of Hyderabad," he said in comments broadcast on Indian TV.