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No jersey no. 64 in ODIs for Australia

Australian captain Michael Clarke has informed that Phillip Hughe’s jersey number 64 will be retired out. Clarke who spoke with press, and in behalf of his national team informed about not using Hughe’s jersey in ODIs for Hughe respect who died on Thursday after being hit by a ball during a match on Sheffild Sheild.

 

Clarke who was full of tear in hil two and half minute speech promised “I will do my best.” Clarke further read, “Words cannot express how we feel as a team rightt now. To Greg, Virginia, Jason and Megan, we share in the deep pain that you’re feeling.”

 

“Apart from when he was at home on the farm with his beloved cattle, Hughesy was at his happiest playing cricket for his country with his mates. Things were all put into perspective when Hughesy said ‘where else would you rather be boys, but playing cricket for your country’.

 

“We’re going to miss that cheeky grin and that twinkle in his eye. He epitomised what the baggy green is about and what it means to us all. The world lost one of its great blokes this week, and we are all poorer for it. Our promise to Hughesy’s family is that we will do everything we can to honour his memory.”

 

Clarke futher spoke, “Last night I asked Cricket Australia if Hughesy’s Australian one day international shirt No. 64, could be retired, to which they agreed. That means so much. I would like to express a lot of that to the Board for their decision.”

 

“His legacy of trying to improve each and every day will drive us for the rest of our lives. We’d like to thank everyone both here and overseas for the touching tributes to Hughesy in recent days. Our dressing room will never be the same. We loved him and always will. Rest in peace Bruzzy,” Clarke expressed.

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