Australian Cricketer Phillip Hughes died of brain injury on 27th November 2014 in St Vincent’s Hospital, Sydney, Australia. We already reported about Phil Hughes was hit on head by a bouncer ball which and was seriously injured, we also published the injury video (phil hughes last match highlights) in our earlier post. Phillip Hughes was aged 25, he was about to celebrate his 26th birthday on Sunday, 30th November 2014.
Australia team doctor Peter Brukner confirmed the death news in St Vincent’s Hospital, he said after he went to coma he never regained consciousness. Phillip Hughes was one of the best young player in the history of Australian cricket. Phillip Hughes made century on debut ODI match and was one of the few young players who made back to back centuries in test matches.
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After Phillip Hughes death, Australian cricket team captain Michael Clarke read out the statement in front of media on behalf of the Hughes family at St Vincent’s Hospital, he was very immotional and was crying. All the Australian players were present at St Vincent’s Hospital after hearing this shocking news which spread like a wild fire.
Phillip Hughes Injury News Video
Cricket Australia pays tribute to Phillip Hughes Death
Dr Brukner said – “It is my sad duty to inform you that a short time ago Phillip Hughes passed away, He never regained consciousness following his injury on Tuesday.”
Cricket world was shocked after hearing the death news of Phillip Hughes, here are the reactions of some of the popular cricketers –
“No no no no no. RIP Phillip Hughes” – Adam Gilchrist
“Goodbye little fella. We loved you so much. Thoughts with his beautiful family and many friends. Phillip Hughes is gone” – Peter Lalor
“shocked to hear news about Australia cricketer Phillip Hughes. My prayers are with him & his family, friends at this time” – Wasim Akram
“Shocked to hear about Phil. Sad day for cricket. Deepest condolences to family, friends and well wishers. RIP.” – Sachin Tendulkar