Phil Hughes on stretcher
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Phil Hughes: Cricketer critical after being hit by ball

Australia batsman Phil Hughes is in a critical condition after being hit by a bouncer at the Sydney Cricket Ground.

The South Australia left-hander, 25, collapsed after a delivery from New South Wales bowler Sean Abbott struck him on the head, missing his helmet.

Hughes was carried off on a stretcher and taken to hospital where he was put in an induced coma following surgery.

Joe Wilson reports.

  • 25 Nov 2014