"I know there has been a suggestion that the laws of the game be changed so that bouncers should not be bowled, but the same cricket ball will be hit and flying around whether bouncers are bowled or not.". Expressing his admiration for Hughes as a player, Abbott said that Hughes was a “tough competitor”. Brad Haddin, Doug Bollinger and David Warner, who were playing for New South Wales, have denied there was any element of unsportsmanlike behaviour in the match. It was 2.23 p.m. local time. The left-hander died after being struck on the head by a delivery from Abbott. Former test fast bowler Jason Gillespie told Australia’s Fox Sports on Friday the 22-year-old Abbott was “absolutely shaken and broken at the moment” as he dealt with the tragic accident which ended Hughes’ life . Sean Abbott has returned to training along with his New South Wales Blues side just a week after the tragic accident that claimed the life of Australian batsman Phillip Hughes. Cricketer Sean Abbott, who bowled the ball which fatally injured Phillip Hughes, has told an inquest into Hughes' death that he felt confused and upset for days after the incident. Sean Abbott leaves the hospital after the death of Phil Hughes. One of music's rising stars brings you her mixtape. Abbott, now aged 24, said he had run to Hughes and held his head as he lay on the pitch at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG). Sean Abbott released the statement to the inquest into the November 25, 2014 death of Phillip Hughes (above) from a ball he bowled during a match at the Sydney Cricket ground. Australian pacer Sean Abbott on Tuesday has said, in a written statement, that the unfortunate death of Phil Hughes should not lead to a ban on bouncers but called for improvements in protective gear. Sean Abbott has described in harrowing detail the moment a ball he bowled struck Phillip Hughes, leading to the batsman's tragic death at the SCG in November 2014. Sean Abbott felt "confused and upset" after he bowled the ball that fatally injured Australian cricketer Phillip Hughes, an inquest has been told. He never recovered and died on Thursday after massive bleeding to the brain. "I had a headache, people kept coming up to me but I cannot remember what they said. IMAGE: Pacer Sean Abbott cradles Phillip Hughes's head. That's the type of wicket at the SCG. Phillip Hughes death stunned the cricketing world and his Baggy Green number 408 was retired following his death. On Monday, the inquest had heard the batsman's death was "inevitable" from the moment he was struck by a cricket ball. "Once in the changing room, I felt confused and upset," Abbott said. Sean Anthony Abbott (born 29 February 1992) is an Australian professional cricketer originally from Windsor in New South Wales who has represented his country internationally. ... Abbott bowled a bouncer that hit Phillip Hughes on the neck. Hughes died in hospital two days later. Maybe the wicket was a little bit slower that day. The inquest has looked into whether Hughes, batting for South Australia in a Sheffield Shield game against New South Wales, had been targeted with short balls, or had received unsettling comments from opponents. The ball hit him behind the ear where there was no protection from helmet. sport; Sean Abbott bowls first bouncer since Phillip Hughes’ death. South Australia opener Phil Hughes was making a case for selection in the national team, after being in the fringes for over a year. He was playing for South Australia against New South Wales in Sheffield Shield at Sydney Cricket Ground and was 63 not out. Updated November 27, 2014 22:13:38 (Image credit: Twitter) Photograph: Mark Metcalfe/Getty Images/Reuters. The bowler was Sean Abbott, and Hughes missed the ball, as it banged into his helmet. Sporting world is in mourning as Australia cricketer Phillip Hughes passed away on 27th November, succumbing to the … Hughes seemed visibly dazed. Those sentiments were echoed by Tom Cooper, who was batting alongside Hughes at the time of the incident. Dean Jones, who had died recently in Mumbai during his IPL stint as well as Phillip Hughes, the Australian cricketer who died on November 27, 2014 after being hit on the side of the neck by a bouncer from Sean Abbott during the Sheffield Shield Game between South Australia and New South Wales. On 25/11/2014 Phillip Joel Hughes was felled by a bouncer bowled by Sean Abbott. He reached a fifty, and all was going well until he faced a bouncer while batting at 63. Sean Abbott, the man who bowled the delivery that fatally struck Phillip Hughes on the head, returned to bowling, over a week after the on-field tragedy. Phil Hughes died of Sean Abbott bouncer – Sporting world is in mourning as Australia cricketer Phillip Hughes passed away on 27th November, succumbing to the head injury he suffered while batting in a Sheffield Shield match at the Sydney Cricket Ground three days ago. The inquest, held at New South Wales Coroner's Court, will address the speed of the emergency response and the nature of play on the day. Ben Horne Phillip Hughes: Sean Abbott receiving flood of support after death of former team-mate. Hughes died aged 25 from a haemorrhage in the brain, two days after being hit on the neck during a domestic match in Sydney on 25 November, 2014. The five-day hearing is examining if his death was avoidable. , Twitter On This Day: Australia batsman Phillip Hughes dies after being hit by a bouncer Phillip Hughes died on November 27, 2014 after he was hit by a bouncer from Sean Abbott and that sent the cricketing world in shock. The thoughts of Phillip Hughes' extended family are with Sean Abbott, the bowler who delivered the ball that caused the severe injuries that ended the life of the former Australian Test opener. "I felt the game that day was being played within the laws and spirit of cricket," he said. Last updated on 12 October 201612 October 2016.From the section Cricket. "I don't remember the ball being fast or slow. Questions had been raised whether one bowler told Hughes: "I'm going to kill you." O’Keefe was fielding for NSW when a Sean Abbott bouncer struck Phillip Hughes, batting for South Australia, on November 25 last year. These feelings stayed with me for the next few days.". Distraught bowler Sean Abbott - who delivered the ball that felled Phillip Hughes - was seen leaving St Vincent's Hospital in tears after the death of the batsman. In a statement, Abbott said "it was all a bit of a blur" and that he felt "in a bit of a daze" after the incident. I felt super tired. Hughes died two days later at St Vincent's Hospital, Sydney, as a result of a vertebral artery dissection, leading to subarachnoid haemorrhage. 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Phillip Hughes’ sister has joined in an outpouring of support for young fast bowler Sean Abbott, who unleashed the delivery which felled the Australian cricket star three days ago. Read about our approach to external linking. Phillip Hughes death: Support crew comforts bowler Sean Abbott IT’S a long drive from the SCG to Baulkham Hills, especially given the indescribably difficult week Sean Abbott has had. Sean Abbott felt "confused and upset" after he bowled the ball that fatally injured Australian cricketer Phillip Hughes, an inquest has been told. two days after being hit on the neck during a domestic match in Sydney on 25 November, 2014. from the moment he was struck by a cricket ball. Hughes died two days after being hit by a bouncer from Sean Abbott, his friend and Australia team-mate. Sean Abbott suffers reminder of Phillip Hughes's death after … But Abbott said he did not remember such sledging. The left-hander died after being struck on the head by a delivery from.! 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