Phillip Hughes inquest says death was 'inevitable' after hit
The death of Australian cricketer Phillip Hughes was "inevitable" from the moment he was struck by a cricket ball, a coronial inquest has heard.
The 25-year-old Test batsman was hit by a blow to the neck during a domestic match in Sydney on 25 November 2014.
He died two days later from a haemorrhage in the brain, spurring an unprecedented display of grief from Australia and around the world.
The five-day hearing is examining if his death was avoidable.
The inquest will address the speed of the emergency response and the nature of play on the day.
In her opening address, Kristina... read more
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