6 cricketers who died while playing the sport


6 cricketers who died while playing the sport

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Cricket has seen some unfortunate deaths over the past couple of months on the field in club cricket, with Zulfiqar Bhatti and Darryn Randall being fatally hurt on the field in the past few months.

Read on to find out the ones who met their unfortunate end while playing the sport that they loved.

6- Philip Hughes

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Australia batsman, Phillip Hughes, who suffered a head injury after being hit by a bouncer in a Sheffield Shield match by Australian pacer sean abbot, passed away as a result of the injuries. He had to undergo an emergency surgery before being placed in an induced coma.

Hughes’ untimely death has sent shockwaves through the cricketing world. Test cricketers, Brad Haddin, Warner, Nathan Lyon, Moises Henriques, Mitchell Starc,Steven Smith, Shane Watson, David¬† and Daniel Smith were among a stream of personalities from the sport who visited Hughes’ before Death .¬† Australia captain Michael Clarke has been an almost constant presence at his close friend’s side at St Vincent’s Hospital since the freak incident while Ricky Ponting, Simon Katich, Phil Jaques and Brett Lee also visited the hospital.

Few others like Aaron Finch, Matthew Wade, Peter Siddle, Peter Forrest, George Bailey, Ed Cowan, Justin Langer as well as CA’s CEO James Sutherland and high performance manager Pat Howard flew in interstate while coach Darren Lehmann was also present.


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