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  1. ICC offers deepest condolences to family, friends of 'deceased' Phillip HughesRead the original story

    27 min ago | Newkerala.com

    ... by this tragedy at this difficult time. Born in Macksville, New South Wales, Hughes made his Test debut against South Africa in Johannesburg in 2009 and in only his second Test match, in Durban, he became the youngest cricketer to score two ...

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  2. Juniors to honour HughesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Townsville Bulletin

    TEST MATES: Michael Clarke and Phil Hughes during the second Test against South Africa in 2009. Picture: Hamish Blair/Getty Images JUNIOR cricketers are being urged to play their weekend fixtures this weekend with Burdekin players to honour fallen Test player Phillip Hughes on Saturday.

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  3. Cricket was Phillip Hughes' life: Sport in tears as batsman loses fightRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Daily Mail

    ... player in two years to sustain a fatal blow. Darryn Randall, who was 32 and a former first-class player in South Africa, was killed after being struck on the side of the head during a domestic match in the Eastern Cape last year. In 1998, former ...

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  4. Australian cricketer Phil Hughes diesRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | KMBC-TV

    ... the youngest cricketer to score back-to-back centuries in a Test match, a feat he achieved in Durban against South Africa. Despite the bright start, his technique and form were occasionally put under real pressure -- meaning he was dropped from ...

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  5. Phillip Hughes's death shocks international community as Lord's flags fly at half-mastRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | ABC News

    ... our condolences to his family and friends," said MCC president David Morgan, who watched Hughes's Test debut in South Africa. "I well remember his first series in South Africa. Phillip was a fine cricketer and one who we will tragically never have ...

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  6. Australian cricket player Hughes dies of head injuriesRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | HeraldNet

    ... person seeking to make their way in life." Hughes played 26 tests for Australia, making 75 in his debut against South Africa in Johannesburg in 2009. But it was his second test, when he scored centuries in each innings against the South Africans in ...

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  7. 'I wanted to be there with him if he wanted me there': The special...Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    ... him play. Phillip Hughes enjoys victory in the rooms with his father Greg on day five of the First Test in South Africa in 2009, the first time Hughes represented Australia As Hughes was working his way up in the cricketing world, his father Greg ...

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  8. Ex-gardener now grows cricket saplingsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Mail & Guardian

    Amos Maungwa knows all about determination. He has gone from growing up below the breadline in Zimbabwe to playing first-class cricket, from working as a gardener in South Africa to coaching cricket at one of Durban's top schools and running a thriving cricket academy of his own.

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  9. Australian Cricketer Phil Hughes Dies After Blow to HeadRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal

    ... around 470 kilometers north of Sydney. He made his test debut in February 2009, aged just 20, against South Africa in Johannesburg. After failing to score in his first innings, he got 75 runs in his second, putting the world on notice. Phil Hughes ...

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  10. Nadal, Murray join Hughes tributesRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | West Australian

    ... in the Indian Premier League. International Cricket Council chief executive David Richardson, the former South Africa wicketkeeper, said: "All those who play, have played or are in any way connected to the game are devastated by the news." "The most ...

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  11. Phillip Hughes dead: Cricketers worldwide unite to mourn "a down to earth lovely lad"Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Mirror.co.uk

    ... of time was extraordinary - to become the youngest player ever to score back-to-back hundreds as he did against South Africa. "It is a tragedy that he is gone in terms of cricket, but that pales into insignificance when compared to the loss of him ...

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  12. Nick Compton pays tribute to friend and former team-mate Philip Hughes:Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    ... ball Compton remembers Hughes with fond memories particularly the Australian's heroics for his country against South Africa in Durban in 2009 when he scored back-to-back centuries. 'I am so glad I shared that moment with him. I will always remember ...

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  13. Phil Hughes: Eager, friendly but also fallible - just like usRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Independent

    ... stuck. He moved heaven and earth to wear the baggy green again and rediscover what he had found that time in South Africa. Hughes transferred to South Australia, played for three English counties, scored one further Test century - Colombo in 2011 - ...

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  14. A precocious player with talent to burnRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Yahoo!

    ... Test innings but showed plenty of glimpses of his class with 75 in the second innings against the might of South Africa's pace attack at Johannesburg in early 2009. Hughes was 20 at the time and a week later would become the youngest batsman to ...

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  15. 'Like a little brother to Michael'Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Sydney Morning Herald

    ... Bondi Beach hotel. There's a similar story about Hughes from 2012 when he was playing for Australia A against South Africa. He'd been cut from the Test side the previous summer after being dismissed in almost identical fashion four times in a row ...

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  16. Australia's maverick batsman Phil Hughes diesRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Buenos Aires Herald

    ... after Matt Hayden retired and Hughes was waiting in the wings to earn a place in the test side for the tour of South Africa in 2009. Riddled with nerves, he was dismissed for a fourth-ball duck after an ugly swipe in his first test innings, but he ...

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  17. Play and remember Phillip HughesRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Daily Star

    ... short delivery on that ill-fated Tuesday in the Sheffield Shield. PHOTO: REUTERS FILE 11. Darryn Randall (South Africa, 32) South Africa, 2013 Randall was hit on the side of the head when attempting a pull shot. The batsman collapsed and was ...

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  18. Australian cricketer dies after 'freak accident'Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | WPTV Local News

    ... the youngest cricketer to score back-to-back centuries in a Test match, a feat he achieved in Durban against South Africa. Despite the bright start, his technique and form were occasionally put under real pressure -- meaning he was dropped from ...

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  19. Lord's flag tribute to tragic former Middlesex cricketer Phillip HughesRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Ham and High

    ... and on behalf of MCC I offer our condolences to his family and friends. "I well remember his first series in South Africa. Phillip was a fine cricketer and one who we will tragically never have the chance to see batting again here. "Cricket can be a ...

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  20. Hughes' career statsRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Sky Sports

    ... - in half of which he went to pass 50 or more - when he received the call-up for his first Test match against South Africa at the Wanderers in Johannesburg on 26 February 2009, replacing Matthew Hayden at the top of the order. Hughes' debut innings ...

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