Eyes gushed up all around and mourners, including Australian captain Michael Clarke, broke down while reading out heart-rending tributes to the late Phillip Hughes, who was laid to rest in his home town Macksville on December 3rd.
Here is how twitter world reacted to Phillip Hughes’ funeral earlier today:
Heart-rending funeral in Australia. Phil Hughes, we will miss you. Your game & exuberance won you fans all over! RIP.
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) December 3, 2014
— Chetan Narula (@chetannarula) December 3, 2014
— sachin tendulkar (@sachin_rt) December 3, 2014
— Wide World of Sports (@WWOS9) December 3, 2014
Must be absolutely terrible being Michael Clarke right again. No captain should EVER have to go through this again.
— ShanksZoneIndianCric (@shankszoneindcr) December 3, 2014
— NSW North Coast (@FairfaxNSWnorth) December 3, 2014
— Sport24News (@Sport24news) December 3, 2014
Going to sleep tonight with my thoughts with all in Macksville and Australia…. #RIPPhilHughes
— Graeme Smith (@GraemeSmith49) December 2, 2014
— Strats #63* (@strats_11) December 3, 2014
— Faf Du Plessis (@faf1307) December 3, 2014
— BBC Sport (@BBCSport) December 3, 2014