Australia vs India: Teams to pay 63 seconds homage to Phil Hughes. 27th November, India, and Australia will pay tribute. Australia vs India: Teams to pay 63 seconds homage to Phil Hughes.
India and Australia will pay tribute to the late cricketer Phil Hughes on 27th November when both the teams will lock horn for the first ODI in three-match series at Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG).
The incident took place after a bouncer hit Hughes during the Sheffield Shield game. Hughes was batting on not out 63 runs when the disastrous incident happened.
As per the media reports from Australia, The Kangaroos player will wear a black arm band while playing the first ODI with the initials of Phil Hughes as respect.
27th November will be marked as the 6th death anniversary of Phil Hughes. Both the teams are likely to pay 63 seconds of applause in the memory of Phil.
The late cricketer was batting at 63 runs when the ill-fated incident took place against New South Whales. The bouncer was attempted for a hook shot by the batsman but it hit him in the neck. The batsman fainted into the ground after he got hit. He was given mouth-to-mouth resuscitation but it didn’t work for him.
He was taken to Sydney hospital, he went into a coma suffering a brain hemorrhage. Everyone poured wishes from all around the globe but that was not enough. Phil Hughes could not survive much and lost his breath on November 27th, 2014 morning.
Hughes played 26 Test matches and 25 One Day International for Australia after his debut in 2014.