After Hughes: why the game will never be the same

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    This article explores the consequences of cricketer Phil Hughes's death on his fellow players, the game and the wider the community. The article challenges the widely regarded view that this was a freak accident. As this article shows, there is a long history of bowlers targeting batsmen's bodies with dire consequences. Hughes' death was not freakish, but an accident waiting to happen.

    Period1 Dec 2014

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    • Cricket
    • Philip Hughes