Phillip Joel Hughes (30 November 1988 – 27 November 2014) Australian Test cricketer died in hospital after he was in coma for three days following a head injury sustained while playing in a Sheffield Shield game in Sydney. Hughes was batting on 63 when he was struck in the head by a bouncer from Sean Abbott. Hughes tried to regain his composure but fell face first to the ground and was taken to the hospital. He was 25. Hughes was part of the Mumbai Indians team in the Indian Premier League.
Phillip Joel Hughes made his Test debut in 2009 at the age of 20. It was baptism of fire as Hughes opened the innings alongside Katich at Cape Town. A duck, 75 and a pair of hundreds in the next Test at Durban confirmed he was a man for the future.
After his death Fans all over the world have come together in social media to remember Phillip Hughes. Take a look at these social media viral pictures.
Phil Hughes Started his life with cricket and ended his life with cricket
Phillip Hughes First Aussie to hit ODI ton on Debut, Youngest to hit Back to Back Tons in test and First Aussie to hit Double Ton in List A
Google Australia’s doodle as a tribute to Phillip Hughes
Arsenal football club pays tribute to Phil Hughes.
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