Cricket world mourns loss of Hughes

The cricket community worldwide is in mourning today following the death of Phillip Joel Hughes, aged 25. Hughes had remained in an induced coma at St Vincent’s hospital after suffering fatal head injury during a Sheffield Shield match at the Sydney Cricket Ground on Tuesday. Cricket Australia announced the news with a statement from team doctor Peter Brukner: “It is my sad duty to inform you that a short time ago Phillip Hughes passed away,” Dr Brukner’s statement read. “He never regained consciousness following his injury on Tuesday.


Reaction from Australia and cricket world

Prominent cricketers and sports people from past and present have expressed their deep sadness and shock following the passing of Australian cricketer Phillip Hughes.

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