Written by Staff Writer
27 Nov, 2014 | 10:43 am
Austrlian batsman Philip Huges passed away today two days after being struck in the head by a short pitched ball while playing a Sheffield shield match in Sydney. Cricket Australia releasing a statement stated that Hughes had died at St Vincent’s Hospital.
25 year old Hughes was in an induced coma since the accident on Tuesday afternoon.
Hughes, who had played 26 Tests, made his Test debut at the age of 20 against South Africa in 2009. In only his second match, he became the youngest batsman to post two centuries in a single Test. He has 3 test centuries as well as 7 half centuries to his name. The left hand opening batsman has also scored 826 runs in 25 one day appearances.
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