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Rise and Death of Phillip Hughes

Remembering Hughes on his Birthday.

Born on 30th Nov 1988 , left handed batsman Hughes played domestic cricket for South Australia and Worcestershire . At the age of 20 , he made his test debut vs South Africa . Hughes shows his class in his very second outing for Australia where he stamped 115 in 1st inning.

Hughes celebrating his maiden test ton

In second innings of the same match Hughes ,  scored 160, becoming the youngest cricketer in history to score centuries in both innings of a Test match. The powerhouse team Australia has got one more talent to further enlightenment of their power. Hughes shines further with ton on his ODI debut vs Eng which made him first Australian player to score century on ODI debut.

Hughes after scoring ton in his ODI debut vs ENG.

Hughes has definitely marked his presence on international cricket and the new star was born .

On 25th November 2014 , Hughes was playing  Sheffield Shield match at SCG where he was batting brilliantly at the score of 63 a quick bouncer from Sean Abbott hit him on the neck.

Cricketer Phil Hughes dies of head injury - YouTube
Hughes collapse after being hit by bouncer on neck

Everyone out there in stadium and the fan watching the game either on TV or by social media was stunned by his fall after being hit on the neck. unconscious Hughes was taken to the hospital where doctor confirmed vertebral artery dissection. Whole cricketing world was stunned and was out of the word when the demise news of Hughes came out on 27th November, just 3 days before his 26th birthday.

Whole Australian team including the captain Clarke and his opening pair David warner was in shock , warner was the one who felt the demise of Hughes more. The beautiful game cricket which was considered as a gentleman’s game was the reason behind someone death but anyone loves dying what they always want to do and the same happens with them. Everytime Warner or other Aussies player reaches to score 63* they give tribute to hughes looking up in the sky. Hughes may have left us and remain out but he will remain forever not out in our heart.

63 not out forever

Australian players and Hughes dad during Hughes funeral.

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