PHILLIP HUGHES

  • Phillip Hughes' tragic passing still haunts David Warner 19 hours 22 minutes ago

    Australian opening batsman David Warner says the tragic loss of Phillip Hughes still haunts him every time he sees a batsman struck on the head by a cricket ball. Warner was standing at gully when Hughes was felled by a bouncer at the SCG in a Sheffield Shield match last month,...
  • Hughes death still in the back of people's minds: Cummins Yesterday

    Melbourne: Australian pacer Pat Cummins says the death of Phil Hughes following a freak head injury last month, is still playing on the minds of the country's fast bowlers as they look to bowl the short-pitched stuff. A former team-mate of Hughes, who died aged 25 after being hit on the...
  • Hughes' death still causing concern for fast bowlers, says Pat Cummins Yesterday

    Melbourne: Pacer Patrick Cummins has admitted the mode of Phillip Hughes' tragic death is still in the back of the minds of Australian pacemen as they continue to bowl bouncers in cricket matches. Cummins was a former team-mate of the left-hander for the New South Wales and Australia but was not...
  • Yearender 2014: Cricket on and off the field Yesterday

    While the year 2014 in cricket will be remembered for many reasons the one incident that made the biggest impact and left every cricket lover in grief was the shocking and unfortunate death of Australian cricketer Phillip Hughes. Hughes, 25, had scored three Test hundreds for Australia and his untimely...
  • Shane Watson forced to leave Australia training by bouncer blow 2 days ago

    Australian all-rounder Shane Watson was forced to cut short his training session in the Melbourne Cricket Ground nets after being hit on the helmet by a bouncer on Tuesday, three days before the start of the third Test against India. Watson, under pressure for his place at number three in the...
  • Phillip Hughes' death unites cricket in grief 4 days ago

    London: Cricket confronted tragedy in 2014 with the death of Phillip Hughes after the Australia batsman was hit by a bouncer in a domestic first-class match. Several batsmen had previously been killed in similar incidents, albeit at lower levels of the game, and two days after Hughes' death Israeli umpire Hillel...
  • Michael Clarke takes to Twitter for injury update 1 week ago

    Brisbane: Injured Australian skipper Michael Clarke has taken to Twitter to provide updates on his condition post-surgery and share his views on day one of the second cricket Test against India at the Gabba on Wednesday. Clarke had an operation on his injured right hamstring on Tuesday in Melbourne, after being...
  • Shane Warne says Michael Clarke's surgery a success 1 week ago

    Michael Clarke's hamstring surgery had given "the best result" possible, former great Shane Warne said on Wednesday, raising hopes the Australian skipper will make the upcoming World Cup. Clarke badly tore his right hamstring on Saturday during the first Test against India in Adelaide, a match he went into under an...
  • Phillip Hughes family thanks Australia in newspapers December 14, 2014

    Sydney: Phillip Hughes' family has bought full pages in Sunday newspapers around Australia to thank the country for their support since the former Test batsman's death more than two weeks ago. The message published in News Corp. Australia papers is topped with "Thank You From The Hughes Family," and a photograph...
  • Phil Hughes' brother scores 63 in return to cricket December 13, 2014

    Sydney: Phillip Hughes' older brother returned to Sydney grade cricket on Saturday for the first time since the Australia batsman's death, and Jason Hughes had a most appropriate score. The elder Hughes scored 63 for Mosman against Sydney, the same number of runs his brother made when he was fatally struck...
  • Michael Clarke limps off, taken to the hospital for scans December 13, 2014

    Adelaide: Australia, on Saturday, were left to deal with a massive injury scare to inspirational skipper Michael Clarke, who was taken to the hospital for scans after limping off the field due to a hamstring strain on the fifth day of the ongoing first cricket Test against India. Clarke, who is...
  • David Warner claps on seeing Abbott's bowling figures on scoreboard December 12, 2014

    Adelaide: While he was leaving his imprint as a prolific scorer with yet another Test ton, David Warner also showed his support for Sean Abbott when the opener clapped after seeing the New South Wales (NSW) pacer's bowling figures on the Adelaide Oval scoreboard on Friday. Abbott's bouncer to Hughes in...
  • Sean Abbott takes 8 wickets in strong cricket return post Phillip Hughes' death December 12, 2014

    Sean Abbott, the Australian fast bowler who delivered the ball that killed Phillip Hughes, has made a remarkable return to cricket, helping New South Wales beat Queensland on Friday. The 22-year-old Abbott has been receiving counselling, and the support of the cricketing world, after he bowled the bouncer that struck Hughes...
  • 1st Test: Virat Kohli leads India's response on Day 3 against Australia December 11, 2014

    Virat Kohli became only the third Indian to score a hundred on his Test captaincy debut as the visitors responded brilliantly to Australia's mammoth first innings total of 517 for 7 by reaching 369 for 5 at stumps on day three of the first Test in Adelaide on Wednesday. Kohli, standing...
  • Warner pays tribute to 'friend' Hughes with a classy ton in Adelaide December 9, 2014

    David Warner paid tribute to his friend and team-mate Phillip Hughes, by scoring a scintillating century against India in the first Test in Adelaide. Warner blasted a quickfire century off 106 balls, firing up an emotional Adelaide Oval crowd after solemn tributes to Hughes. Warner, who was present when Hughes was...
  • Shane Watson using Phillip Hughes' locker at Adelaide Oval December 9, 2014

    Adelaide: Australia all-rounder Shane Watson is using the players' locker formerly meant for Phillip Hughes in the dressing room of Adelaide Oval, the late cricketer's adopted home that had witnessed a gamut of emotions before the start of the first Test against India on Tuesday. The 33-year-old Watson was one...
  • Adelaide celebrates life of Phil Hughes, '13th man' of Australia squad December 9, 2014

    In the minds of the cricket lovers, Phillip Hughes will remain '63 Not Out Forever', but on Tuesday the departed cricketer was named his national team's "13th man" as the first cricket Test between India and Australia started here on an emotional note. As Australia named their playing XI for the...
  • Hughes tragedy might affect Australian thinktank ahead of 1st Test December 8, 2014

    Hughes tragedy might affect the Aussies thinktank but that will not make them shy away from bowling bouncers at the Indians. ...
  • Sean Abbott set for return after Phil Hughes tragedy December 8, 2014

    Sean Abbott, who delivered the ball that killed Australian batsman Phillip Hughes, is set to return to action after being named Monday in the New South Wales squad. There were fears that the young fast bowler may have been too traumatised to play again after Hughes died from being hit by...
  • Hughes tragedy won't temper Australia aggression, says Johnson December 8, 2014

    Australia's players are still mourning the tragic death of team mate Phillip Hughes but their bowlers will not shy away from sending down a barrage of short deliveries in the first Test against India, paceman Mitchell Johnson has said. Australia meet India in the opening day of the first Test at...
  • Test cricket back on after Phillip Hughes' death December 8, 2014

    Adelaide: The emotional road back to competition begins Tuesday for Australia's Test cricketers following the death of batsman Phillip Hughes. The Adelaide Oval match against India will serve as yet another tribute to the fallen Australian player. Cricket Australia said Sunday that spectators will be asked to stand for 63 seconds of...
  • Clarke to play 1st Test against India, Hughes named 13th man December 8, 2014

    Adelaide: Australia captain Michael Clarke will play in what is expected to be an emotion-charged first Test against India after overcoming a hamstring injury to take his place in the Adelaide Oval match. Fast bowler Mitchell Johnson says Clarke is "100 percent fit" and will lead a team Tuesday that includes...
  • Darren Lehmann looks to Phillip Hughes himself to guide grieving team December 7, 2014

    Adelaide: The Australian team is slowly shifting its focus back to cricket after more than a week of emotional turmoil caused by Phillip Hughes' death but coach Darren Lehmann has told his wards to take their time to recover and not push themselves too hard. "With regard to getting back on...
  • Cricket Australia plans to honour late Hughes ahead of Adelaide Test December 7, 2014

    Adelaide: Cricket Australia (CA) will hold a range of tributes to honour the late Phillip Hughes ahead of the opening Commonwealth Bank Test between Australia and India at the Adelaide Oval on Tuesday. The Australian players will wear Hughes' Test cap number 408 on their playing shirts for the match. Players...
  • Aussies to wear No.408 as tribute to Phil Hughes December 6, 2014

    Adelaide: In a tribute to late Phillip Hughes, the Australian cricket team has decided to wear number 408, the Test debut number of the late batsman, under its national emblem during the first Test against India starting December 9, here. Hughes, who passed away after being hit by a Sean Abbott...
  • Australia face biggest mental battle in first Test, says Ricky Ponting December 6, 2014

    An Australia team still mourning the tragic death of Phillip Hughes face the biggest mental battle of their careers in playing the first Test against India next week, according to former captain Ricky Ponting. Australia host the first match of the four-Test series in Adelaide from Tuesday, less than a week...
  • This is not the summer to get involved in sledging: Allan Border December 5, 2014

    Melbourne: Former captain Allan Border wants the current team to play "hard-edged Australian brand of cricket" in the memory of Phillip Hughes but at the same time urged them not to get involved in some heavy duty sledging with the Indians during the Test series starting December 9. Border went to...