Phillip Hughes- Australian cricketer, dies aged 25

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Australian cricketer Phillip Hughes died today after succumbing to injuries he suffered when struck by a bouncer at the SCG on Tuesday. He was 25.

Australian Team Doctor Peter Brukner said in a statement:

“It is my sad duty to inform you that a short time ago Phillip Hughes passed away.

He never regained consciousness following his injury on Tuesday.

Hughes sustained serious head injuries when struck by a short delivery during a Sheffield Shield match on Tuesday. He had emergency surgery before being placed in an induced coma.

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