Breaking News – Australian Player, Aged 25, Dies !

BREAKING NEWS – Phil Hughes, Australian Batsman Aged 25 Dies

Australia Test batsman Phil Hughes has died, two days after being hit on the head by a delivery during a domestic match in Sydney.


Australia team doctor Peter Brukner said he never regained consciousness and died in hospital in Sydney.

Hughes, batting for South Australia, collapsed face first on the ground after being hit by a bouncer from Abbott during a Sheffield Shield game against New South Wales.

Hughes, 25, was carried off on a stretcher at the Sydney Cricket Ground after a short-pitched delivery struck his head, missing his helmet. The ball struck him at the base of the skull, causing the injury.

He had CPR and mouth-to-mouth resuscitation before being taken to hospital and placed in an induced coma.

Phil Hughes incident reminds us that cricket is a dangerous game ! What do you think ? Share your views in the comments below.

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One Response to Breaking News – Australian Player, Aged 25, Dies !

  1. zubair November 27, 2014 at 7:00 PM #