The Sunday Mail (Queensland)



THE NSW coro­ner will con­duct an in­quest into the death of Aus­tralian crick­eter Phillip Hughes dur­ing a first­class match at the Syd­ney Cricket Ground.

The 25-year-old for­mer Test bats­man died af­ter be­ing struck in the head by a short­pitched de­liv­ery while bat­ting for South Aus­tralia against NSW in a Sheffield Shield match on Novem­ber 25. A coro­ner’s court spokesman said a date for the in­quest would be set on Septem­ber 29.

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