10 Of Phil Hughes' Greatest Innings
Bimal Mirwani pays tribute to Phil Hughes by recalling 10 of his best innings. Watch the highlights below of some of his greatest moments.
1. 115 vs South Africa in Durban
Significance: Hughes scored a century in his second Test and, at the age of 20, went on to become the youngest player to score a century in each innings of a Test match.
2. 160 vs South Africa in Durban
Significance: This knock not only gave Hughes his second Test century, but also made him the youngest player to score a century in each innings of a Test match. It was also Hughes' highest Test score.
3. 202 not out vs South Africa A in Darwin
Significance: Hughes became the first Australian to score a double century in a List A match.
4. 112 vs Sri Lanka in Melbourne
Significance: Hughes became the first Australian to make a century on ODI debut
5. 138 not out vs Sri Lanka in Hobart
Significance: This knock was Hughes' highest ODI score and forever will be.
6. 81 not out vs England in Nottingham
Significance: Even though England won the match by 14 runs, it was Phillip Hughes' first half-century in an Ashes match.
7. 116 vs Victoria in Sydney
Significance: It was Hughes' maiden first-class century and, at the age of 19, it made him the youngest player to score a century in a Sheffield Shield/Pura Cup final
8. 126 vs Sri Lanka in Colombo
Significance: It had been 21 innings since Hughes made his last Test century, which was the incredible 160 in his second Test against South Africa in Durban.
9. 86 not out vs New Zealand in Wellington
Significance: Hughes entertained the crowd with a quickfire 86 to help the Baggy Greens chase down their target of 106 in just 23 overs. This knock showed that Hughes had a destructive side as well.
10. 86 vs Sri Lanka in Hobart
Significance: Hughes fought his way to 86 after being called up to the Test side for the first time in 12 months.
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