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Australian batsman Phil Hughes in critical condition

  • Phil Hughes, the Australian batsman, is in a serious condition and had to undergo emergency surgery after he was hit on the head in a Sheffield Shield encounter, according to media reports.

    The 25-year-old South Australia player collapsed and had to be taken away on a stretcher after a delivery from Sean Abbott, a New South Wales bowler, missed his helmet and struck him on the head.  

    According to a statement from South Australian Cricket, the surgery’s outcome would be known in the next one or two days.

     

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