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Update on Hughes condition expected today

Family and friends of Phillip Hughes have streamed through St Vincent’s Hospital in Sydney while the cricketer fights for his life. Emotions ran high as supporters shed tears, shared hugs and stood together during this difficult time. Hughes...

Hafeez lifts Pakistan in final Test vs NZ

Opener Mohammad Hafeez struck a dominating century to lift Pakistan to 3-281 in the third and final Test against New Zealand in Sharjah. The 34-year-old anchored Pakistan’s innings with an unbeaten 178 – his seventh Test hundred and...

Ex-quick filled with remorse over Hughes

Watching batsmen flinch under a bouncer used to get ex-Test quick Rodney Hogg “pumped up”. Not any longer. The shocking head injury to Phillip Hughes has filled the self proclaimed former Australian “lunatic fast bowler” with...

Support pours in for paceman Abbott

Sean Abbott continues to be surrounded by counsellors and teammates amid concerns for the talented paceman’s well-being and playing future following the injury to Phillip Hughes. All NSW and South Australian players are receiving counselling...

Hughes’ words of hope from ex-player

Former West Indian cricketer Phil Simmons – who knows better than anyone what Phillip Hughes is going through – has offered a message of hope and support to the stricken Australian batsman and the pace bowler who felled him at the...

The worst cricketing injuries

THE DANGERS OF THE SHORT BALL: THE WORST CRICKETING INJURIES RICK MCCOSKER, Australia v England, 1977 McCosker had his jaw broken by a Bob Willis bouncer on the first morning of the Centenary Test at the MCG. He spent a day and a half in hospital...

I hope Hughes is as lucky as me: Simmons

Amid seemingly endless messages of support for Phillip Hughes, ex-West Indies allrounder Phil Simmons has offered one of inspiration. Simmons hopes the omens are good for Hughes to be just as lucky with his recovery as he was when critically injured...

The evolution of the cricket helmet

The pioneers of the cricket helmet often had one thing in mind when they debuted their homemade headgear at the crease – the West Indies. The West Indies’ storied pace attack has proven the catalyst for many milestones in the invention,...

Phillip Hughes still “critical”: doctor

Cricketer Phillip Hughes’ condition remains critical after he underwent further scans on Wednesday. Australian team doctor Peter Brukner issued only the briefest of statements when he updated media on Wednesday afternoon. “Philip’s...

Phillip Hughes still ‘critical': doctor

Cricketer Phillip Hughes’ condition remains critical after he underwent further scans on Wednesday. Australian team doctor Peter Brukner issued only the briefest of statements when he updated media on Wednesday afternoon. “Philip’s...

Rules debated, but bouncer blow is rare

Bouncers have broken noses and jaws, dislodged teeth, fractured skulls and drawn buckets of blood over the years. They have concussed and very rarely resulted in a need for CPR. But the cricket world has never shuddered in unison quite like this...

Rethink on helmet design expected: experts

Phillip Hughes’ devastating head injury might prompt a rethink about helmet design but it’s impossible to completely safeguard batsmen. Sydney University biomechanics expert Edouard Ferdinands says improvements in helmet design –...