ISLAMABAD – The Pakistani cricket legends sends condolences and grief as do hundreds of other professional cricketers on the sad demise of Australian Test batsman Phil Hughes.
The death of Phil Hughes on Friday morning leave cricket world in shock.
The legendary batsman who himself had faced many bouncers, Shahid Khan Afridi, shared on his twitter account:
My heartfelt condolences to the family of Australian cricketer Phil Hughes on the sad demise.
— Shahid Afridi (@SAfridiOfficial) November 27, 2014
The legendary pacer and former Pakistani Captain Wasim Akram said:
shocked to hear news about Australia cricketer Phillip Hughes. My prayers are with him & his family, friends at this time. — Wasim Akram (@wasimakramlive) November 26, 2014
Umar Gul, Pakistani speed star also extended the condolences with Hughes’ friends and family:
Heartfelt condolences to the family of Phil Hughes, a huge loss for the cricketing fraternity..RIP Phil..thoughts go out to sean Abbott!
— Umar55 (@mdk_gul) November 27, 2014
Moreover, the Chairman of Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Sheharyar Khan has also expressed grief over the death of Phil Hughes.
Phil Hughes, 25-year-old batsman, remained in comma for three days before ceasing to breathe anymore on Friday. He was hit by a bouncer during a domestic cricket match.