Feb 22

New Zealand Cricketers Pray for Deaths at Home

The news of the deaths of at least 65 people in Christchurch earthquake in New Zealand left the New Zealand cricketers here in India in grim mood.

The team woke up to the news of the 6.5 magnitude earthquake that affected New Zealand’s second city.

“Thoughts go out to the people of Chch today. Terrible thing to have happened again,” New Zealand cricketer Martin Guptill tweeted.

Scott Styris, New Zealand veteran player,was concerned for other players who have relatives in the affected city. New Zealand cricket team is scheduled to play against Australia in Nagpur on Friday for the ICC World Cup.

earthquake photo credit: onlineusanews

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