As not just the cricketing community but also the world comes to terms with the death of 25-year old Phillip Hughes, flags across Sydney will fly at half-mast today.
The 25-year old lost his life yesterday from head injuries sustained from a blow to the head in a Sheffield Shield match on Tuesday at the Sydney Cricket Ground.
Tributes have poured in from around the world.
Shane Warne tweeting “Woken to the horrific news about Hughesy ! I cannot describe the sadness I feel for the Hughes family & fellow cricket players, so so sad”
Not just in Sydney – but around Australia and cricket grounds through the world flags at half-mast mark the passing of a young man destined for greatness.