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R.I.P Phil Hughes

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Postby solarized » 27 Nov 2014, 15:22

Can't believe there isn't a thread on this already.

I don't know how many of you Europeans know about cricket but the Aussies certainly will know about this.

Aussie batsman Phil Hughes dies this morning 2 days after a freak accident being hit on the neck by a cricket ball. The doctor said that only 100 incidents have EVER been reported of this injury and only 1 EVER from a cricket ball.

It's so sad. The guy was a real cricketing talent. Australia has lost a complete legend and it will take the world of cricket, in particular Australia, a long time to get over this. Such a shock.

Spare a thought for Sean Abbott as well. He bowled the fatal ball and was just doing his job. Never in a million year would he have thought this would be the outcome. I hope he gets all the help and support he needs.

RIP Phil, you little beaut

More info: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/cricket/30219440
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Postby DJ Tazy » 27 Nov 2014, 18:47

Its Cricket and yes very sad indeed, I watch the video. I feel horrible for the bowler.
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Postby timdawes » 28 Nov 2014, 00:53

it's brutal for sean abbott, he's going to have to live with this for the rest of his life.

rip. it's the most random accident, and a definite tragedy
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