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Australia batsman Phillip Hughes dies from head injury

Sydney, Nov 27 (ANI): Australian cricketer Phillip Hughes passed away on Thursday as he succumbed to injuries that he had suffered when struck by a bouncer at the SCG on Tuesday. The 25-year-old South Australian batsman, who was pushing for a Test recall against India in Brisbane next week, was knocked out after the ball made impact under his helmet, behind his left ear. Hughes collapsed on the pitch before being rushed to Sydney's St Vincent's Hospital. He underwent emergency surgery and was put in an induced coma but never regained consciousness. "We are extremely sad to announce that Phillip Hughes has passed away at the age of 25," Cricket Australia said in a statement. Nov 27, 2014
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Sachin appeals to India to back boxer Sarita Devi

New Delhi, Nov 26 (ANI): Cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar on Wednesday reiterated his support for ace Indian boxer Sarita Devi and also urged the nation to support her. Sachin, who met sports minister Sarbananda Sonowal in New Delhi, said that he had received assurance from the sports minister as well as boxing federation regarding the same. Nov 26, 2014