PHIL HUGHES

  • Phil Hughes' condition unchanged, critical: Australia team doctor 25 minutes ago

    Australia cricketer Phil Hughes was still fighting for his life on Wednesday as family and friends kept vigil at his hospital bedside. Hughes remains in an induced coma after undergoing emergency surgery on Tuesday when he was struck in the head by a bouncer, a devastating blow that experts likened to...
  • Hughes blow 'rare' but cricket a dangerous game: Brian Lara 6 hours 34 minutes ago

    The injury that left Australian batsman Phillip Hughes in a critical condition in hospital was a "rare" event but a reminder that cricket has always been a dangerous sport, West Indies batting great Brian Lara said on Wednesday. Hughes took a blow on the head from a short delivery while batting...
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  • Traumatised players to be counselled after Phillip Hughes mishap 22 hours 14 minutes ago

    Sydney: Traumatised players from the New South Wales and South Australia sides are being offered counselling after batsman Phillip Hughes was taken to the hospital following a shocking head injury that needed mouth-to-mouth resuscitation and surgery. The left-handed batsman was rushed to St Vincent's Hospital and is reportedly in a critical...
  • Sports world shocked at Phil Hughes' life-threatening injury Yesterday

    Sydney: Australian sport was reeling in shock after Phillip Hughes suffered a serious head injury while batting in a domestic cricket match on Tuesday. The 25-year-old remained in a critical condition in a Sydney hospital after undergoing emergency surgery as the sports world rallied around him. "Our thoughts and prayers are with...
  • Phil Hughes undergoes surgery after head knock Yesterday

    Sydney: Australia batsman Phil Hughes was rushed to a Sydney hospital to undergo surgery after being struck on the head while batting during a domestic first-class match on Tuesday. Hughes, who was wearing a batting helmet, reeled back and then bent forward momentarily after the impact of the short-pitch delivery and...
  • How Phil Hughes got hit by the bouncer that has put his life in danger Yesterday

    During a Sheffield Shield match at the Sydney Cricket Ground on a Tuesday afternoon, a bouncer from New South Wales' Sean Abbott hit Phil Hughes on the head knocking the South Australia batsman out. The severity of the injury was known when the batsman fell down prostrate and later taken...
  • Australian cricketer Phil Hughes hit on head by bouncer, on life support Yesterday

    There were distressing scenes at the Sydney Cricket Ground on Tuesday afternoon, with South Australia batsman Phil Hughes knocked out by a bouncer while batting in a Sheffield Shield match against New South Wales. He was stretchered from the ground to the ambulance in critical condition, following which he was...
  • Hughes replaces Australia captain Clarke for Pakistan ODIs September 17, 2014

    Sydney: Top order batsman Phil Hughes has replaced Michael Clarke in the Australia squad for next month's oneday international series against Pakistan after the Australia captain was ruled out by a hamstring injury. Hughes, who was overlooked for the original squad despite scoring two halfcenturies against South Africa in the recent...
  • Steve O'Keefe, Mitchell Marsh included in Australia Test squad September 8, 2014

    Sydney: Leftarm spinner Steve O'Keefe and allrounder Mitchell Marsh were surprise inclusions on Monday in Australia's Test squad for the upcoming series against Pakistan in the United Arab Emirates. The uncapped duo were in a lineup that also includes allrounder Glenn Maxwell and the return of batsman Phil Hughes. Australia play two...
  • Clarke doubtful as Zimbabwe face mighty Australia in triangular opener August 25, 2014

    Australia will make a late decision on captain Michael Clarke's fitness for Monday's triangular series opener against Zimbabwe at Harare Sports Club. Clarke tweaked his left hamstring during Australia's first training session on Friday, but jogged several laps on Saturday to lend hope that he may recover in time. However with a...
  • Phil Hughes celebrates recall with second double century August 17, 2014

    Phil Hughes celebrated his recall to the Australia oneday squad with a second unbeaten double century in a month against South Africa in an A team fixture on Sunday. The lefthander hit an unbeaten 243 from 440 balls with 26 fours and one six in a drawn fourday match at Townsville...
  • Shane Watson out of Zimbabwe tour, replaced by Phil Hughes August 16, 2014

    Cricket Australia says allrounder Shane Watson sprained his right ankle after stepping on a ball in training on Saturday and will be replaced by toporder batsman Phil Hughes on the team's limitedovers tour of Zimbabwe. Team physiotherapist Alex Kountouris said Watson damaged an ankle ligament that ruled him out of the...
  • Phil Hughes makes Australia case with oneday double ton July 30, 2014

    Sydney: Australia batsman Phil Hughes, who put aside personal grief with a record unbeaten double century in an A match against South Africa on Tuesday, is happy to let his runs do the talking as he presses his case for an international recall. The onetime batting prodigy has been recalled and...
  • Second unofficial Test between Australia A and India A ends in a draw July 16, 2014

    Brisbane: Rain played spoilsport as the second and final fourday match between India A and Australia A ended in a draw on the fourth day at the Allan Border Field on Wednesday. Only 50 overs were possible on the final day before rain stopped play. An unbeaten century from Phillip Hughes...
  • Hughes replaces injured Marsh in Australia squad January 30, 2014

    Australia replaced injured batsman Shaun Marsh with Phillip Hughes on Thursday while clearing fitagain paceman Jackson Bird to join the team in South Africa for the threeTest series starting on February 12. Though named in the 15man squad, both Marsh and Bird stayed put in Australia battling fitness issues. "As Shaun Marsh's...
  • Chris Rogers feels pressure to hold Australia spot December 1, 2013

    Underpressure Australia opener Chris Rogers said on Sunday he cannot afford anymore batting failures or his Test career will be over. Rogers, 36, said he is feeling the heat to perform as potential replacement Phil Hughes is in the midst of a runscoring spree in the domestic Sheffield Shield competition. Hughes has...
  • Phil Hughes, Usman Khawaja out of final England warmup November 11, 2013

    Sydney: Australian Ashes hopefuls Usman Khawaja and Phil Hughes were on Monday withdrawn from the Cricket Australia Invitational XI to play England in the tourists' final warmup match before the Test series starts next week. The pair were expected to take part in the fourday match in Sydney from Wednesday but...
  • Changes in ODI rules fantastic, says Phil Hughes October 22, 2013

    Ranchi: Indian bowlers might be finding it difficult adjusting to the new ODI rules of using two balls from either end of the ground but the visiting Australian side, boasting of a fiery pace attack, was quite happy with the change in the playing conditions, said opener Phil Hughes. "What's going...
  • 362/1 in 43.3 overs, Virat Kohli 100 in 52 balls, India stun Australia October 16, 2013

    Jaipur: In a match that saw a series of records being broken, India stunned Australia to register their best ever runchase in oneday internationals and second best in overall history of the game on Wednesday. The pitch at the Sawai Mansingh stadium is famous for producing huge scores but what was...
  • 2nd ODI: Young India register a world record victory over Australia October 16, 2013

    Jaipur: Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli made stunning unbeaten hundreds as India made a mockery of Australia's massive 359, completing the second highest run chase in one day internationals with 39 balls to spare, levelling the sevenmatch series 11 with a convincing nine wicket victory on Tuesday. Chasing a big total,...
  • Australian batsmen set new ODI record against India in Jaipur October 16, 2013

    Mumbai: Australian batsmen, who made a mincemeat of the listless Indian bowling attack at Jaipur in the second ODI to post a massive 359 for 5 on Wednesday, also set a new world record in the process with their top five compiling individual half centuries. For the first time in ODIs,...
  • Michael Clarke doubtful for crucial fifth ODI September 15, 2013

    Southampton: Australia captain Michael Clarke could miss the fifth one-day international against England on Monday after suffering a recurrence of his chronic back problem. The Australians had already planned to recall opener Phil Hughes in place of Shaun Marsh, who is ruled out after hurting his hamstring in the fourth one-dayer,...
  • Khawaja fails again as Australia draw with Lions August 18, 2013

    London: Underpressure Australia batsman Usman Khawaja suffered another low score as the tourists warmedup for next week's final Ashes Test with a draw against the secondstring England Lions on Saturday. Australia's lack of toporder runs has been a key reason in their falling 30 behind against England in the fivematch Ashes...
  • The Ashes, 1st Test: England lead by 15 runs despite Agar heroics July 11, 2013

    Nottingham: A seesawing second day in the opening Ashes Test in which Australian teenage debutant Ashton Agar make the highest score by a No. 11 batsman in a record lastwicket stand ended with England reaching 80 for 2 for a lead of 15 runs. England captain Alastair Cook was 37 not...
  • Records set by Australian Test debutant Ashton Agar July 11, 2013

    The records set by Australia's Ashton Agar and Phil Hughes against England during the first Ashes Test at Trent Bridge, Nottingham on Thursday. # Agar and Hughes' partnership of 163 is the highest for a 10th wicket in Tests. It was previously 151, jointly held by New Zealand's Brian Hastings and...
  • Australia ease to a sixwicket win over Somerset June 29, 2013

    London: Australia's first match under new coach Darren Lehmann saw the tourists ease to a sixwicket win over Somerset on the final day at Taunton on Saturday. Usman Khawaja, Phil Hughes and vicecaptain Brad Haddin all hit fifties as Australia, who on Monday replaced sacked former coach Mickey Arthur with ex...