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The funeral of Australian cricketer Phillips Hughes is set to take place on December 3 in his hometown Macksville. Hughes passed away on Thursday following a nasty injury on his head while playing in South Australia’s Sheffield Shield match against New South Wales. He was in induced coma at St Vincent’s Hospital in Sydney for over two days before his family decided to take off the life-support system. Also Read - Cricketers wear black armbands on Phillip Hughes first death anniversary
The cricketing world united to pay tribute to Phillip Hughes and mourned the loss of the 25-year old cricketer who was set to celebrate his birthday on Sunday. Michael Clarke, meanwhile, broke down while reading out tribute for Hughes on behalf of the Australian cricket team and the support staff. Also Read - Australia remembers Phillip Hughes on anniversary of death
After the cancellation of the tour match, the first match of the Border-Gavaskar Trophy between India and Australia has been postponed after several senior Australian cricketers including Shane Watson, David Warner and Brad Haddin complained of not being in proper state of mind to play the match.