Phillip Hughes

phillip hughes

Full Name :  Phillip Hughes

Born          : November 30, 1988, Macksville, Australia

Died          :  November 27, 2014, Sydney, Australia

Funeral     :  December 3, 2014

Height       :  5" 7'(170 cm)

Parents     :  Greg Hughes (Father), Virginia Hughes(Mother)

Siblings     : Megan Hughes, Jason Hughes   

Australia Test batsman Phillip Hughes has died aged 25, two days after being struck on the top of the neck by a ball during a domestic match in Sydney.

Phillip Joel Hughes  was an Australian player.Who played Test and ODI (One Day International) cricket and also played domestic cricket for Worcestershire and  South Australia.  He was a left-handed opening batsman.
When at the age of 20 in 2009 debut his Test  played for two seasons with New South Wales. opening the batting and hitting 115 in the first innings against South Africa in Durban. This made Hughes Australia's youngest Test centurion since Doug Walters in 1965. Hughes scored his first Test century in his second Test match for Australia at the age of 20.
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In the history of ODI cricket, Phillip the first Australian who  score a century on debut, a feat which he achieved against Sri Lanka in Melbourne.

Early life:

Hughes was born November 30, 1988 in Macksville, New South Wales to Greg, a banana farmer.Hughes was also a talented rugby league player who once played alongside Australia international Greg Inglis.At the age of 17, Hughes moved from Macksville to Sydney to play for Western Suburbs District Cricket Club in Sydney Grade Cricket. He represented Australia at the 2008 ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup. He was coached at Triforce Sports Cricket Centre in Mortlake.

His career:

After systematically creating runs at domestic level.Hughes was referred to as up to exchange Matthew Hayden on Australia's tour of African country in Feb and March 2009.He was selected to make his debut in the first Test match starting on 26 February 2009 at the New Wanderers Stadium in Johannesburg after making 53, then retiring, With an unorthodox homespun technique and an impressive first-class record to his name – having already become the youngest to score a century in a Sheffield Shield final – Hughes burst onto the international scene with a record-breaking performance against South Africa in 2009.
In just his second Test, a star was born in Durban when Hughes became the youngest batsman in history to score centuries in each innings of a match, at the age of 20 years and 96 days.

But despite the dream begin to his career, the left-handed opener was shortly to expertise the infidelity of kind and therefore the trials and tribulations of international cricket.

In 2009, During Ashes Campaign
Hughes'  not orthodox technique was exploited by quick bowlers, World Health Organization targeted his higher body and avoided bowling wide outside off stump, limiting his opportunities to play shots through the offsides, most notably the cut shot. He was born from the team for the third Edgbaston take a look at in favour of Shane Watson, World Health Organization opened the batting in his place and provided the Australians with an additional bowling possibility.[34][35] Upon his come from South Africa, the Phillip Hughes Award, to tend annually to a promising young athlete from the native district, was declared in his home city of Macksville.

In 2010–2011, Hughes was dropped from the Ashes squad But After two match was called up for the Third Test as a replacement for the injured Simon Katich. Thw following year Hughes was a regular in the Australian team, playing in the last three Ashes tests, tours of Sri Lanka and South Africa and then a home series against New Zealand, but his spot came under pressure due to his inconsistency during that time. Hughes made two Big scores in his career.. (126 in Colombo and 88 in Johannesburg).

After virtually a year removed from the take a look at arena, Hughes found himself back within the take a look at facet for the series against Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka in role of the retiring Ricky Ponting, occupying the amount three position over Watson. directly he created an effect, evaluation a solid eighty six within the 1st matched game at port, with a new-found confidence and tighter technique that had eluded him twelve months previous.

Following his successful summer season in Australia in 2012/13. Hughes made his first and only Twenty20 International appearance for Australia against Pakistan in the United Arab Emirates on 5 October 2014.

During Australia’s two-Test series against New Zealand in 2011, Hughes was caught by Martin Guptill off the bowling of Chris Martin in four successive innings.A third Test century – this one a series-saving effort alongside Clarke, who also made a century – came in Colombo in August 2011, but again it was followed soon after by a lean trot.

In 2014, he added to his unique list of records by becoming the first Australian male to score a double century in a List A match, hitting a six off the final ball against South Africa A in Darwin to reach the milestone.
Weeks later, again for Australia A, he posted his highest first-class score of 243 not out to give every indication he was primed for a return to Test cricket.
In his final innings, Hughes finished 63 not out as he pushed his claim for Test honours one final time.


on 25 November 2014,  Sheffield Shield match between South Australia and New South Wales at the Sydney Cricket Ground. Hughes was beaten  in the neck by a bouncer from  Sean Abbott who is New South Wales bowler. He was carrying a helmet, however the ball smitten Associate in Nursing unprotected space just under his left ear. He folded before receiving mouth to mouth revitalisation and was afterwards taken to St Vincent's Hospital, Sydney, wherever he underwent surgery Associate in Nursingd was placed into an evoked coma.

The match was right away derelict and, early subsequent day, Cricket Australia declared that the opposite 2 protect games that were being contend elsewhere in Australia would even be abandoned, stating that "Given however players across the country ar feeling right away, it's simply not the day to be taking part in cricket".

On 26th  November 2014, this day Phillip Hughes Birthday. This day Australian cricket captain (Michael Clarke) read a statement on behalf of Hughes' family. Every peresone are crying for him... and also be The Prime Minister of Australia, Tony Abbott, said "For a young life to be cut short playing our national game seems a shocking aberration. He was loved, admired and respected by his team-mates and by legions of cricket fans."

 On the morning of 27 November 2014, Hughes died from his injuries.
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Cricket Australia agreed to grant Michael Clarke's wishes to retire Hughes' One-Day International shirt number, 64, in remembrance of him.Cricket Australia will conduct an investigation into the safety of players following Hughes' death.[66] Dave Richardson, chief executive of the International Cricket Council (ICC), said that any action on bowling bouncers in cricket matches would be "unlikely".

 Hughes' funeral was held at Macksville High School on 3th December 2014. The praise was given by Hughes' cousin, Nino Ramunno, with speeches also given by Hughes' siblings Jason and Megan; Tom Cooper, Aaron Finch, Michael Clarke and James Sutherland were among the pallbearers The service was attended by around one thousand people, including many national and sporting dignitaries as well as Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott. Thousands of people followed the service at venues in Macksville and around the country.
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