Australia paid tribute to Philip Hughes, on the eve of the f years anniversary of his death. Hughes died at the age of 25 after being struck by a bouncer while batting for South Australia in a Sheffield Shield match on Nov. 25, 2014, against New South Wales at the Sydney Cricket Ground and the sad thing is he died just before 3 days of his birthday
“It was kind of a carefree week if that makes sense, cricket wise. It was sort of like, this is actually almost irrelevant in a way,” words by smith
He added “You have little moments that come up every now and then, things that remind you of him and things like that. Comes up every now and then,”
“Phillip Hughes was the very best of Australian cricket: a man dedicated to his family, a loyal friend, a popular teammate and a prodigiously talented cricketer,” said by Australia chief executive Kevin Roberts “He remains in the hearts of players, coaches, staff, volunteers and fans across Australia and around the world. He always will,” he added.
Another former captain and now retired Michael Clarke, who was a close friend of Hughes and was among the pall-bearers at his funeral, posted a short message on his Instagram page, paying tribute to Hughes.
“Everyday I think of you, but this week even more. I wish you were here buddy,” he posted.