Australian cricketer Phillip Hughes died on Thursday morning after his family decided to take off the life support system after he was in a state of induced coma following a brutal injury on his head following a bouncer by Sean Abbott in South Australia’s Sheffield Shield Clash against New South Wales. After being in a critical condition for over two days, the left-handed Australian breathed his last on Thursday. Also Read - Michael Vaughan Slams 'Ridiculous Suggestion' to Ban Bouncer at U-18 Level, Explains Why it Will be Dangerous

He passed away at the age of 25 years and 362 days. The left-hander scored 1,535 eruns in 26 tests at an average of 32.65, including three centuries. Hughes played 25 ODIs, scoring 826 runs at an average of 35.91, including two centuries and four half-centuries. Also Read - Australia Cricketer Phil Hughes Remembered Five Years After Tragic Death

Hughes wasa dmitted in St Vincent’s Hospital, a local hospital in Sydney following the incident. He became the second youngest Australian cricketer to die since Archie Jackson. The cricketing community has come out to offer their condolence. Watch full video of the devastating news that has left the cricketing fraternity in shatters. May his soul Rest in Peace Also Read - English Commentator Draws Flack Over His Comments on Sean Abbott, Referencing Phillip Hughes' Death