Phillip Hughes: May His Soul Rest In Peace

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Phillip Hughes: May His Soul Rest In Peace

The most shocking news for cricket lovers. To know that one fine player of Australia, Phillip Hughes was hit on his head while playing a domestic match two days ago and was in coma for days. The worst news is to know that he is no more. Never could we imagine death coming in this way for a young man of 25yrs. A terrible news.

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Cause of death

Cricket specialists have guessed that the helmet he used that day was the cause of serious injury. Hughes used an old model unlike the new model, which has the grilled protection on the back of it. Hughes sustained serious head injuries and had emergency surgery before being placed into an induced coma. And he is declared dead now.

  • Phillip Hughes became the first Australian batsman in the history of ODI cricket to score a century on debut in 2003.
  • Phillip Hughes was the youngest cricketer ever to score back-to-back centuries in a test match.
  • Phillip Hughes represented Australia at the Under-19s World Cup in 2007.

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