The "incredibly rare" condition that took Phillip Hughes' life has only been reported 100 times in medical history and only the second time caused by a cricket ball, according to Australian team doctor Peter Brukner.
The Board of Control for cricket in India (BCCI) Thursday expressed its deepest condolences to the family and friends of late batsman Phillip Hughes who died after being struck on the head by a bouncer.
The death of Australian batsman Philip Hughes struck by a bouncer may have reignited the debate of safety in cricket, but former India captain Nari Contractor, one of the first to fall to a bouncer, is not in favour of a "knee jerk reaction".
Phillip Hughes was batting on 63. His family was present at the ground as he played another classy innings. The 25-year-old would have known that another 37 runs could get him back into the Australian squad for the upcoming four-match Test series against India.
The death of Australian cricketer Phil Hughes has come as a shock to the world. Phillip Hughes on Thursday, succumbed to his injuries sustained during a domestic match when he was hit by a bouncer. He was taken for an emergency surgery at the St Vincent's Hospital after being hit on the head and collapsing on the field.
West Indian batting great Brian Lara has joined thousands to pray for Australian batsman Phil Hughes' speedy recovery but feels cricket is a "dangerous game" and there is always an "element of risk" in the game.
The manufacturer of the helmet worn by Phil Hughes said Tuesday he was not wearing their most up-to-date model after the Australian batsman was left fighting for his life having been knocked out by a bouncer.
The CBI was asked by a special court as to whether it has examined former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, who was then holding coal portfolio, during its probe in the coal blocks allocation scam case.
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