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Following the death of Phillip Hughes, cricketing world has reached out to pace bowler Sean Abbott on Twitter and asked him to stay strong. The 22-year old Abbott bowled a bouncer which hit Hughes’ head and resulted in him losing consciousness. The left-handed batsman was taken to St Vincent’s hospital in Sydney where he was under induced coma for over two days before his family decided to take off the life system. Even as the cricketing world grieved the death of the young batsmen, they also reached out to Abbott and urged him to stay strong. Here are some of the reactions on Twitter. Also Read - 'Who The Hell Are You?', US Lawmakers Scold Twitter, Facebook & Google CEOs During Senate Hearing
Absolutely shocked to hear the news of Phil Hughes passing away! Thoughts and prays are with his family as well as Sean Abbott! – Shaun Pollock
Saddest day in cricket fraternity. Rest in peace mate and Sean Abbott stay strong #PhilHughes – Rohit Sharma
Really sad to hear the news..Prayers are with you and your family mate..Stay strong Sean Abbott – Dhawal Kulkarni
Sean Abbott – thinking about you too, mate! – Kevin Pietersen
Chennai Super Kings (CSK), which is also going through a tough time following the supreme Court orders on Thursday too urged Sean Abbott to stay strong. They said ‘Stay Strong Sean Abbott..’ on Twitter. We, at India.com wish that better protective measures come into play that ensures complete safety of the players who are a part of the game. The occurrence was highly unfortunate and we wish to offer our condolence to Phillip Hughes family and hope that Sean Abbott continues to play the game of cricket with as much zest.