Hughes dies in hospital without regaining consciousness. Hughes had remained in an induced coma at St Vincent’s hospital after having emergency surgery to relieve pressure on his brain. According to a statement from the Australian team doctor, Peter Brukner he was not in pain and was surrounded by his family and close friends.
As a cricket community we mourn his loss and extend our deepest sympathies to Phillip’s family and friends at this incredibly sad time. Cricket Australia kindly asks that the privacy of the Hughes family, players and staff be respected.