| GEO Sports|
| Cricket Australia 'shocked' by shootings|
| Updated at: 1154 PST, Tuesday, March 03, 2009|
SYDNEY: Cricket Australia expressed shock and condemnation at Tuesday's attacks on the Sri Lankan team touring Pakistan.
"Australian cricket has many friends in Sri Lanka and in Pakistan and we sincerely hope they are all safe after this awful incident," Cricket Australia chief executive James Sutherland said in a statement on Tuesday.
"Early reports are unclear but we are deeply saddened to hear reports that security officials in Pakistan have been killed in this attack.
"We will be seeking to talk to Sri Lankan and Pakistan cricket officials as soon as possible to pass on our condolences."