Australian cricketer Phillip Hughes dies after head injury
Australian cricketer Phillip Hughes died after he had suffered a severe head injury due to a bouncer during a match. He was 25. He was in coma for three days following the injury sustained while playing in a Sheffield Shield game in Sydney Cricket Ground.
After this incident, Hughes had undergone emergency surgery to relieve pressure on his brain after being struck on the head by a ball. The cricket fraternity across the world today reacted with shock and sadness at the sad demise of Phil Hughes.
About Phillip Hughes
Phillip Joel Hughes was an Australian Test and One-Day International (ODI) cricketer. He had played for domestic cricket for South Australia and Worcestershire. He was a left-handed opening batsman who played for two seasons with New South Wales before making his Test debut in 2009 at the age of 20.