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At the SCG 25th November 2014: An Aussie Cricketing Birth … and a Tragic Death

October 26, 2016

awarner-plus David Warner with his daughter and fiancee during the Sheffield Shield match, New South Wales v South Australia, Sheffield Shield, 1st day, November 25, 2014 ©Cricket Australia.

BUT later that momentous day Philip Hughes was felled by a bouncer which hit him on the neck like a killer punch as he ducked.  He died without recovering consciousness.

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25,26,27,28 November 2014 (4-day match)
South Australia 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
PJ Hughes not out 63 204 161 9 0 39.13
View dismissal MJ Cosgrove c O’Keefe b Lyon 32 98 68 6 0 47.05
View dismissal CJ Ferguson c †Haddin b Bollinger 28 69 41 4 0 68.29
TLW Cooper not out 5 35 22 0 0 22.72
Extras (lb 6, w 1, nb 1) 8
Total (2 wickets; 48.3 overs; 204 mins) 136 (2.80 runs per over)
Bowling O M R W Econ
MA Starc 10 3 24 0 2.40 (1nb)
View wicket DE Bollinger 10 1 32 1 3.20 (1w)
View wicket NM Lyon 15 5 31 1 2.06
SA Abbott 9.3 3 29 0 3.05
SR Watson 3 1 5 0 1.66
SNJ O’Keefe 1 0 9 0 9.00
New South Wales team

Match details


Toss – South Australia, who chose to bat
Points – New South Wales 1, South Australia 1
Umpires – AJ Barrow and MW Graham-Smith
Match referee – D Talalla
Close of play

  • Tue, 25 Nov – day 1 – South Australia 1st innings 136/2 (PJ Hughes 63*, TLW Cooper 5*, 48.3 ov)
  • Wed, 26 Nov – day 2 – no play
  • Thu, 27 Nov – day 3 – no play
  • Fri, 28 Nov – day 4 – no play

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