Australian cricketer Philip Hughes was hit by a delivery ball from bowler Sean Abbott during a domestic at Sydney on Tuesday, November 25. Two days battling with the life, today he was declared dead by the doctors at St. Vincent’s Hospital, Australia. His accidental death has set everyone across the globe in shock.
Bollywood celebs took Twitter to mourn over the death of the 25 years-old cricketer, by writing:
Arjun Kapoor: That’s how fickle life is… RIP Phil Hughes… and my heart goes out to @seanabbott77. They were just playing cricket at the end of the day.
Rahul Bose: Just heard the tragic news. #PhilHughes this is the first fatality in the sport I am hearing of after Raman Lamba. A sad day for cricket. Coming as I do from a sport where death is a clear if very remote possibility #rugby seems crazy for someone to lose one’s life in cricket. Let us resolve to stand by Sean Abbott too, at this time. It’s a sport and he mustn’t blame himself for what happened. #RIPPhilHughes
Nimrat Kaur: Terrible to hear about such an untimely death. Phil Hughes departs reminding us all of the fragility of life and to just live every moment.
Aftab Shivdasani: Very very sad news of Australian cricketer Phil Hughes passing away. Prayers and condolences to his family. Sad day for cricket. RIP.
Purab Kohli: RIP Phil Hughes. His demise is a huge loss for cricket. It’s unimaginable how his family, his team mates and Sean Abbott must be feeling.
Punit Malhotra: The Phil Hughes news is just heartbreaking. All said and done they were only playing a sport.
Arbaaz Khan: Extremely saddened by the news that Australian cricketer Phil Hughes passes away after being struck by a bouncer. RIP Phil Hughes.
Karan Johar: No age to go… thoughts and prayers with the family… this is just too sad…#RIPPhilHuges.
Farhan Akhtar: Phil Hughes Rest in Peace. Sean Abbott Live in Peace.