Phil Hughes passed away on November 27, 2014 at the age of 25  © Getty Images
Phil Hughes passed away on November 27, 2014 at the age of 25 © Getty Images

Nov 29, 2014

Manchester United paid tribute to Australian cricketer Phil Hughes, who passed away on Thursday. The club put a bat out to join the campaign #putoutyourbat in memory of the Australian cricketer. Hughes died on Thursday after he was hit on the head by a bouncer during a Shield game. Hughes was only 25 years old and died after a two-day long battle in the hospital. The sporting world had come together to remember the young cricketer. Manchester United will be playing Hull City on Saturday.

 

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