Phillip Hughes facts for kids
|Hughes in February 2010|
|Full name||Phillip Joel Hughes|
30 November 1988|
Macksville, New South Wales, Australia
|Died||27 November 2014
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
|Nickname||Hughesy, Little Don, Hugh Dog|
|Height||1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)|
|Bowling style||Right-arm off break|
|Role||Top order batsman|
|Test debut (cap 408)||26 February 2009 v South Africa|
|Last Test||18 July 2013 v England|
|ODI debut (cap 198)||11 January 2013 v Sri Lanka|
|Last ODI||12 October 2014 v Pakistan|
|ODI shirt no.||64|
|Domestic team information|
|2007/08–2011/12||New South Wales|
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|10 wickets in match||–||–||–||–|
Phillip Joel Hughes (30 November 1988 – 27 November 2014) was an Australian Test and One-Day International (ODI) cricketer. He played for South Australia and Worcestershire. He was a left-handed opening batsman who played for two seasons with New South Wales before making his Test debut in 2009 at the age of 20. Hughes was born in Macksville, New South Wales.
During a Sheffield Shield match between South Australia and New South Wales at the Sydney Cricket Ground on 25 November 2014, Hughes was hit in the neck by a bouncer from New South Wales bowler Sean Abbott after mistiming his shot. He was taken to hospital. Hughes died two days later from his injuries at a hospital in Sydney, aged 25.
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