Cricketer Phil Hughes has passed away, a neurosurgeon explains what happened.

Australian Test batsman Phil Hughes has died aged 25.

He passed away at Sydney’s St. Vincent Hospital after he was hit on the head by a short ball in a domestic Sheffield Shield game.

Phil Hughes played in 26 tests and batted in 49 innings. He scored 1535 runs at an average of 32.65.

Listen to Dr Timothy Steel, Head of Neurosurgery at St Vincent Hospital, discuss exactly why Hughes died while countless others carried on after being hit in the head.


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