Australian cricketer Phillip Hughes is no more as he took last breath in a hospital in Sydney. Two days back, Hughes was playing Sheffield Shield match at the Sydney Cricket Ground when he got struck with a bouncer on head which made him fell on the ground.
Australia team doctor Peter Bruckner confirmed Hughes death. He said that Phillip took last breath in St Vincent’s Hospital on that afternoon. New South Wales bowler Sean Abbott bowled a bouncer which struck Phillip on his bead and he became unconscious.
“He never regained consciousness following his injury on Tuesday. He was not in pain before he passed and was surrounded by his family and close friends,” Bruckner said.
NSW chairman John Warn said, “The entire NSW cricket community offers our heartfelt condolences to Phillip’s mother and father Virginia and Greg, sister Megan and brother Jason at this most difficult of times.”
Phillip was 25-year old cricketer and future of Australian middle order lineup. But now he is no more.