Hughes’ say ‘thank you’
SYDNEY (AP) – Phillip Hughes’ family has bought full pages in today newspapers around Australia to thank the country for its support since the former test batsman’s death more than two weeks ago.
The message published in News Corp. Australia papers is topped with “Thank You From The Hughes Family”, and a photograph of Hughes in his “baggy green” test cap.
Hughes’ father, Gregory, mother Virginia, brother Jason, and sister Megan also spoke of their grief since Hughes was fatally struck in the head by a bouncer during a domestic match in Sydney on November 25 He died two day later in hospital.
The main message reads, “Words cannot express our sorrow at Phillip’s passing, but your love and support has given us great strength at this very difficult time”.