The Australian Greens express profound sadness at the tragic death of the outstanding young cricketer Phillip Hughes.
We send our love and support to his family, friends, teammates and the entire cricket community.
Cricket is a much moved national sport for both players and spectators. It brings us so much joy. But today this tragic event brings us an overwhelming feeling of sadness and a coming together to pay tribute to a wonderful young Australian.
- Greens Leader Senator Christine Milne and sports spokesperson Senator Richard di Natale