Australian batsman Phillip Hughes, who was struck by a short delivery by New South Wales paceman Sean Abbott when batting for South Australia in a Sheffield Shield match, on November 25, finally succumbed to his injuries today. Cricketers and cricket lovers across the globe are shocked by his sudden demise and Bollywood celebrities too took to Twitter to mourn his death.
Varun Dhawan: ”Just landed in Dubai and heard the terrible news of #PhilHughes. Prayers for his family #RIPPhilHughes.”
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.”
Arbaaz Khan: ”Extremely saddened by the news that Australian cricketer Phil Hughes passes away after being struck by a bouncer. RIP Phil Hughes.”
Neha Dhupia: ”RIP #PhilHughes …. Left the crease too soon. . . "
Tanuj Garg: ”What happened to Phil Hughes is utterly tragic”
Aftab Shivdasani: ”Very very sad news of Australian cricketer Phil Hughes passing away..Prayers and condolences to his family. Sad day for cricket. RIP.”
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”
Neil Nitin Mukesh: ”Very sad to hear about the tragic demise of cricketer #PhilHughes."
Punit Malhotra: ”The Phil Hughes news is just heartbreaking. All said and done they were only playing a sport :(.”
Neha Dhupia: ”Life ….. It’s just isn’t fair …. #PhilHughes #SeanAbbott ….”
Jackky Bhagnani: ”Sad demise of a sportsman . RIP Phil Hughes .”
Sonal Chauhan: ”RIP Phil Hughes :-(. Really sad !”
Saqib Saleem: ”RIP Phil Hughes .. Sad sad day for cricket."
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…”
Rannvijay Singh: ”R.I.P Phil Hughes, so so sad..”
Milap Zaveri: ”RIP #PhilHughes a sad and unexpected end to a promising life.”
Atul Kasbekar: ”RIP #PhilHughes That’s just awful awful news”
Kamaal R. Khan: ”In today’s time he got hit by a bouncer n died. Not done. RIP Phil Hughes. Heartfelt condolences.”
Pallavi Sharda: ”RIP #PhilHughes.. Will always remember the few laughs we shared. Miss your wonderful wonderful soul. Sending so much love to your family :*(”