1988-2014 November 27, 2014

Phillip Hughes dies after two-day battle

On November 27, 2014, three days shy of his 26th birthday, Australia batsman Phillip Hughes died in St. Vincent's Hospital, Sydney, as a result of the injuries he picked up after being hit by a bouncer while batting at the SCG in a Sheffield Shield game two days earlier. Here is full coverage of the tragic incident.

December 7, 2014
Russell Jackson - Healing by putting your bat out

December 5, 2014
Samir Chopra - Grieving for a stranger

December 4, 2014
Mark Nicholas - The spirit of Hughes, the spirit of cricket

December 3, 2014
News - Emotional farewell for Hughes
Brettig - Lessons of Hughes' life unforgettable in death
Monga - Adelaide turns out for its adopted son
News - 'His spirit is still with me' - Clarke
Video - Clarke's tribute to Phillip Hughes
Video - 'See you in the middle'
Video - Phillip Hughes, forever young
Video - Macksville remembers its favourite son
Video - Adelaide mourns Phillip Hughes
Gallery - Australia farewells Phillip Hughes
Video - A sad and sombre day for world cricket - Edwards

December 2
News - No pressure on players for quick Test return
News - Hughes family wants big crowd at funeral
News - 'It's going to be pretty bloody hard' - Harris
News - Swap between first two games of Australia tri-series
Inbox - On growing disenchanted with the game, and the bouncer
News - Mehrab Hossain extends support to Abbott

December 1
News - Adelaide confirmed as first Test venue
Tour diary - Not a shot you just get on with
News - 408 for 6 declared; 63 overs
Sidharth Monga - Macksville prepares for Hughes' final homecoming

November 30
News - Clarke pays tribute to his 'brother' Hughes
News - Kohli to attend Hughes funeral
Video - Adelaide cathedral honours Hughes
Ian Chappell - Playing the Test the best way to honour Hughes
Tony Cozier - Outlawing the bouncer not the right response to Hughes' death

November 29
News - Hughes funeral on December 3, Gabba Test delay confirmed
News - 'Our dressing room will never be the same' - Clarke
Martin Crowe - Towards a kinder, gentler game
Video - When could the Gabba Test be held?
Video - A nation in mourning
News - BCCI offers help in healing process

November 28
News - Gabba Test in doubt as players mourn
Chris Hartley - Living with Tuesday
Features - #putoutyourbats
Simon Barnes - Every innings is an act of courage
Philip Brown - An unpredictable subject
Gallery - The day after in pictures
News - 'Best for players to play the Test' - Chappell
Video - 'Hughes death has impacted the cricket world' - Kumble
Video - Coverdale: A lot of questions no one has answers to
Video - 'Cricket unimaginable in these circumstances' - Gillespie
News - 'Not been easy to concentrate' - Mathews
News - Teams to play ODI as tribute to Hughes
Video - 'Hughes was an outstanding talent' - Cook
Video - 'A huge loss for cricket' - Mathews

November 27
News - Phillip Hughes dies aged 25
News - Hughes suffered extremely rare, freak injury to neck
News - Clarke goes above and beyond
Obituary - The country kid who moved a nation
Timeline - A summary of Phillip Hughes' career
Reactions - 'Gone too soon'
Chappell - 'Hughes will be remembered for uncomplaining attitude'
Coverdale - A precocious talent, a humble man
Mark Nicholas - A prizefighting artist
Coverdale - 'Hughes was one of the genuinely nice guys'
Video - Melinda Farrell on the life of Phillip Hughes
Video - 'We love you'
Video - Hughes suffered rare injury
Video - 'A cherished son, brother, friend and team-mate' - Sutherland
Audio - 'He blitzed us off the park in 2009' - Steyn

November 26
News - Hughes still critical, Sheffield Shield round abandoned
News - Counselling over cricket - ACA boss
Reactions - 'A top man'
Iain O'Brien - Living and working with the bouncer
Coverdale - Hope for Hughes, feel for Abbott
Brettig - We've all been hit

November 25
News - Hughes in critical condition after being hit by bouncer
News - Distraught players offered counselling for Hughes blow
Video - 'He appeared to black out, and fell face first'
Features - The inherent dangers of batting

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