Cricketers Whose Career Ended Prematurely In Their 20s

Phillip Hughes
Phillip Hughes (Credits: Twitter)

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Cricketers Whose Career Ended Prematurely In Their 20s
Phil Hughes (Credits: Twitter)

The most tragic ending of them all. Philip Hughes, a talented young Australian opener who fell to his death after having coped a sickening blow to his head courtesy a Sean Abbott bouncer during a 2014 Sheffield Shield game.

Hughes, who represented Australia in 26 Tests, 25 ODIs, and 1 T20I between 2009-14, was taken to the hospital aftet collapsing face-first. Hughes underwent emergency surgery before being placed in an induced coma. He, however, failed to regain consciousness and passed away on November 27, 2014, at the age of 25.

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