Today, the world of cricket received the news they feared most. Philip Hughes, aged 25, had lost his battle for life just two days after being placed in intensive care playing in the sport he loved most.
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It seems a safe and simple job. One person throws a ball to another person, who in turn has to hit it as far as possible. No risk there, surely? Well, Phil Hughes’ incident is a stark reminder that cricket can indeed be dangerous. And it also raises the question – should more be done to protect players?