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.