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Rohrer's blow a wake-up call

Ben Rohrer's story tells us a lot about how we used to view head protection and bouncers, and how the death of Phillip Hughes means we never will again

Ben Rohrer wearing the new Masuri helmet, showing where he was struck

Australia v Afghanistan, World Cup 2015, Group A, Perth

Warner silences Afghanistan, everything else

On his favourite pitch, against an inexperienced opponent, David Warner batted Australia beyond the critical questions about their World Cup campaign

David Warner dealt with the short deliveries with ease

World Cup 2015

The World Cup Brisbane forgot

Arguably the best and most distinctive pitch in the country has played host to very few of the world's best players at a tournament purporting to show how vibrant cricket can be when played down under

The sun rises over the Gabba