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Australian Cricket Player Phillip Hughes Passed Away

Australian Team Player DeathSydney (Web Desk): Australia’s star batsman Phillip Hughes has died in hospital two days after he was struck in his head, Cricket Australia Official Confirmed.

Australia Test batsman Phillip Hughes, 25, has died in hospital, two days after being hit on the head by a delivery during a domestic match in Sydney, Official.Australia team doctor Peter Brukner said he never regained consciousness.Phillip Hughes, who also played for Hampshire, Middlesex and Worcestershire, was struck by a short- pitched ball from Sean Abbott.“It’s an understatement to say we’re completely devastated,” said Cricket Australia boss James Sutherland.

“The word tragedy gets used too often in sport, but this freak accident is a real life tragedy.”Australia captain Michael Clarke read out a statement on behalf of the Hughes family at a news conference.Cricket united in grief as Australian batsman passes away following blow to the head.The cricket community worldwide is in mourning today following the death of Phillip Joel Hughes, aged 25.