BCCI Extends Condolences to Phillip Hughes' Family

Updated: 07 January 2015 17:23 IST

Phillip Hughes passed away tragically after being struck on the head by a bouncer. This was before the start of India's tour of Australia.

BCCI Extends Condolences to Phillip Hughes' Family
A plaque remembering the late Australian cricket batsman Phillip Hughes is carried to the Member's Stand at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) to be mounted on a wall. © AFP

Sydney:

Board of Control for Cricket in India interim president Shivlal Yadav on Wednesday, met the bereaved parents of the late Australian batsman Phillip Hughes and offered condolences to them on his tragic death. (Complete coverage of India's tour of Australia)

Shivlal extended solidarity on behalf of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) to Phillip's father Greg and mother Virginia. (Warner's touching tribute to Hughes)

Earlier, Hughes was honoured at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG), with his family in attendance as the Australian team returned to play their first match at the ground after the death of the young batsman.

Australia are currently playing their fourth and final Test against India at the SCG where the 25-year-old suffered a fatal blow to the head after being hit by a bouncer during a domestic game Nov 25, last year.

Topics : India Australia Phillip Hughes India in Australia Series, 2014-15 Cricket
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