Australian Cricketer Phil Hughes Dies After Head Injury

11:26 PM Deepankar Pathak 0 Comments

Australian cricket star Phil Hughes passed
Phillip Hughes has died on as an result of the injuries he maintained when struck by a bouncer on Tuesday, Cricket Australia has affirmed. He was 25.

Team doctor Peter Brukner confirmed the news in a statement on Thursday evening.

"It is my tragic duty to educate you that a brief time back Phillip Hughes passed away," Dr Brukner said. "He never recaptured cognizance emulating his injury on Tuesday. He was not in ache before he passed and was encompassed by his family and close companions.

"As an issue group we grieve his misfortune and augment our deepest sensitivities to Phillip's family and companions at this inconceivably dismal time. Cricket Australia generous solicits that the security from the Hughes family, players and staff be regarded."

Players, coaches and different companions had been good and done with St Vincent's Hospital in Sydney all through Wednesday and Thursday, going to Hughes and supporting his family, and one another. Australia's captain Michael Clarke, a nearby companion of Hughes', had been at the hospital until after 12 pm on Wednesday night and returned at around 6am on Thursday.

Brad Haddin, Steven Smith, Shane Watson, David Warner, Nathan Lyon, Moises Henriques, Mitchell Starc and Daniel Smith all invested time at the hospital, as did Ricky Ponting, Simon Katich, Phil Jaques and Brett Lee. Some flew in from interstate, including Aaron Finch, Matthew Wade, Peter Siddle, Peter Forrest, George Bailey, Ed Cowan, Justin Langer, and Cricket Australia's CEO James Sutherland and superior manager Pat Howard. The national mentor Darren Lehmann was there also.

Likewise keeping vigil at the hospital were the Hughes family, including his mother and sister, who had been at the Sheffield Shield match between South Australia and New South Wales on Tuesday when Hughes was struck by the bouncer while batting on 63. At a question and answer session at St Vincent's Hospital on Thursday evening, Clarke read a statement in the interest of Hughes' guardians Greg and Virginia, and sibling and sister Jason and Megan.

On Tuesday, Hughes was playing for South Australia against his previous state New South Wales when he missed his endeavored snare and the ball struck him on the neck beneath the head protector. He experienced surgery on Tuesday in the wake of being hurried to hospital from the SCG, and was then in an affected unconsciousness.

Hughes played 26 Tests for Australia and scored three centuries, and he showed up a solid opportunity to win a review for one week from now's first Test against India at the Gabba, with Clarke anticipated that will be discounted because of injury. Hughes initially developed as an international cricketer on the 2009 voyage through South Africa, where at 20 years old in Durban he turned into the youngest man ever to score two centuries in a Test.

He scored 26 top notch hundreds of years and was a productive scorer for New South Wales, for whom he had appeared at 18 years old, and later for South Australia. Hughes had been a piece of Australia's latest Test squad, for the series against Pakistan in the UAE, yet he was not called on to play a Test in that series.


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