posted at 16:50
Author: Jenni Ryall
#PutOutYourBats: A moving Twitter tribute for cricketer Phillip Hughes
The #putoutyourbats campaign on social media pays tribute to Phillip Hughes, a 25-year-old Australian cricketer who died on Thursday after being hit in the head with a cricket ball. As Australia mourns, they are also putting their cricket bats against a wall as a mark of respect. It started when Sydney dad Paul Taylor put his at his front door and sent a tweet out. Now people across Australia and the world have joined the trending hashtag to say goodbye to a young star lost too soon in the most horrible of ways. Have something to add to this story? Share it in the comments.

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