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Bouncer definition could be redefined

Nov 4, 2016: Cricket Australia's CEO James Sutherland has said that definitions of bouncers and short-pitched bowling may need to be redefined in the aftermath of the inquest into the death of Phillip Hughes

Daniel Brettig

Australia news

Players, umpires cleared of fault in Hughes' death

Nov 4, 2016: The New South Wales coroner has released the findings of his inquest into the death of Phillip Hughes

Brydon Coverdale

Bouncer-safety starts with watching the ball

Oct 23, 2016: Proper technique is a must. And there are lessons to be learnt from how batsmen of the pre-helmet era negotiated short balls

Ashley Mallett

We need to talk about bouncers

Oct 19, 2016: What we needed from the Phillip Hughes inquest was a serious discussion on how to make our game, where 90mph bowlers are now the norm, safer

Jarrod Kimber

Australian cricket

How three small words unravelled the Hughes inquest

Oct 15, 2016: A difficult week was made worse by how the players involved in the match in which Phillip Hughes was struck had their tactics and "nature of play" questioned

Daniel Brettig

Australia news

Clarify bouncer laws, Hughes inquest told

Oct 14, 2016: Definitions of what constitutes "unfair bowling" should be clarified by cricket's lawmakers, the New South Wales coronial inquest into the death of Phillip Hughes has heard

Daniel Brettig

Australia news

New sledging claims appear at Hughes inquest

Oct 12, 2016: Sledging directed at Phillip Hughes and his batting partner Tom Cooper "in no way exacerbated the incident" in which Hughes was fatally injured, the inquest into the batsman's death has been told

Daniel Brettig

Australia news

Sean Abbott recalls day Phillip Hughes was hit

Oct 12, 2016: Sean Abbott does not want to see the laws of cricket changed to eradicate the use of bouncers because "there will always be risks in the game", the inquest into the death of Phillip Hughes has heard

Daniel Brettig

Australia news

Hughes short balls 'not excessive'

Oct 11, 2016: Phillip Hughes' batting partner Tom Cooper denied his team-mate was subjected to an "ungentlemanly" number of bouncers on the afternoon he was fatally injured in a Sheffield Shield match

Daniel Brettig

Australia news

Hughes inquest examines tactics, sledging

Oct 10, 2016: Short-bowling tactics and allegations of sledging were placed under the microscope on day one of the New South Wales Coroner's inquest into the death of Phillip Hughes

Daniel Brettig

Australia news

Phillip Hughes inquest to consider health and safety in cricket

Oct 7, 2016: The New South Wales Coroners Court will hold a public inquest into the circumstances surrounding the blow that killed Phillip Hughes in a Sheffield Shield match at the SCG in November 2014

Daniel Brettig

Australia news

Hughes inquest to examine short balls

Jun 13, 2016: The number of bouncers bowled to Phillip Hughes in his final innings will be among the issues addressed by the New South Wales Coronial inquest into his death

Daniel Brettig

Australia news

Ambulance delay did not impact Hughes' death - review

May 11, 2016: Neither helmet design nor the medical attention received after he was struck by a bouncer played any role in the death of Phillip Hughes, according to an independent review commissioned by Cricket Australia

Brydon Coverdale

Phillip Hughes: The Official Biography

The country boy who moved a nation

Nov 28, 2015: The new Phillip Hughes biography is a warm retelling of his early life in rural Australia, and how he dealt with the ups and downs of his short career

Daniel Brettig

Australia v New Zealand, 3rd Test, Adelaide

Remembering 408, twelve months on

Nov 27, 2015: On November 27 last year, Phillip Hughes died in hospital after being struck by a bouncer during a Sheffield Shield game two days before. It was a tragedy that changed cricket forever

Daniel Brettig in Adelaide

Australia news

Cricket Australia launches review of Hughes' death

May 14, 2015: Phillip Hughes' death is to be the subject of an independent review, commissioned by Cricket Australia in order to "see what could be done to prevent a similar accident happening in the future"

Daniel Brettig

Wisden Obituary

Phillip Hughes

May 6, 2015: 'An upbringing on a banana and cattle farm had instilled in him an earthy modesty. He found comparisons with Bradman embarrassing; he had, wrote Peter Roebuck, "no tickets on himself".'

Wisden 2015

Everyone's little brother

Apr 9, 2015: The untimely death of Phillip Hughes left an indelible mark on Australian cricket

Andrew Ramsey

Phillip Hughes, 1988-2014

Dinks in the fence

Apr 8, 2015: Phillip Hughes' batting technique thrilled, fascinated and frustrated observers in equal measure.

Chloe Saltau

Eulogy

We must dig in and get through to tea

Apr 8, 2015: Michael Clarke's eulogy at Phillip Hughes' funeral

Michael Clarke
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