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Sean Abbott, who bowled the ball that tragically killed Phillip Hughes.

Abbott 'broken' after bowling fatal Hughes ball

22-year-old receives support from across cricket world, as well as Hughes' devastated family

Cricketers around the world have been struggling to come to terms with the death of Australian Phillip Hughes on Thursday. Here Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq walks past bats and caps placed outside the Sharjah cricket ground dressing room as part of the #putoutyourbats campaign launched in memory of Hughes.

World of cricket mourns Phil Hughes

In pictures: Impact of Australian cricketer’s tragic death cuts through sporting cultures

Trent Boult, right, congratulates spinner Mark Craig for taking seven wickets against Pakistan yesterday.

McCullum and Craig help New Zealand dominate

Pakistan crash from a commanding position on second day of Test match

Lionel Messi celebrates scoring his 251st La Liga goal.

Now Messi can focus on silverware

Barcelona look to be moving through the gears after patchy couple of months

Australian cricketer Phillip Hughes died in a Sydney hospital on Thursday after being struck by a ball and suffering a severe head injury two days earlier. 
Philip Hughes of Australia in action, during the 4th day of 4 days Tour match between Pakistan and Australia at Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah.

Phillip Hughes: Profile

I’m happy to bide my time, Hughes said on cementing a Test place










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