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County saddened by Hughes’ death

GRIEVING players and staff at Worcestershire CCC have paid heartfelt tributes to Phil Hughes, the Australian batsman who has died at the age of 25.

The left hander who became a popular figure at New Road after a season with the county in 2012 passed away on Thursday (November 27) after being hit on the head by a delivery at the Sydney Cricket Ground two days ago.

Australia team doctor Peter Brukner said Hughes never regained consciousness and died in hospital in Sydney.

Worcestershire CCC Director of Cricket Steve Rhodes said ...