Australian cricketer Phillip Hughes, has died after he got stuck by ball in the head, as indicated by a Cricket Australia official proclamation.
Hughes, 25, had experienced emergency surgery and was in danger condition in a Sydney hospital after he was hit on the head by a “bouncer” in a local first-class cricket match on Tuesday.
Dr Peter Brukner, Cricket Australia’s doctor, said on Thursday that Hughes never recovered cognizance in the wake of being struck behind his left ear by the bouncer.
“It is sad to inform you that a short time back Phillip Hughes passed away,” Dr Brukner said in an statement on Cricket Australia’s site.
“He was not in pain before he passed and was encompassed by his family and close companions. As a cricket community, we grieve his misfortune and extend our deep sympathies to Phillip’s family and companions at this incredibly miserable time.”
The ball hit Hughes behind his left ear as he turned to attempt to hook the shot, breaking a artery, Al Jazeera’s Rahul Pathak said.
“This is an unimaginably uncommon and loathsome damage. There was a real sense that Hughes was on his way back to being at the top of his game, but that has very tragically been cut short.”
Phillip Hughes Career :-
|Test Career||–||ODI career|
|* Hughes played in one Twenty20 game, scoring six runs|
|Tests played||26||ODI’s played||25|
|Highest score||160||Highest score||138|