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Fallen Cricketer Phillip Hughes Commemorated Via #PutOutYourBats

Phillip Hughes, 1988–2014.

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Following the tragic loss of Australian cricketer Phillip Hughes, who died yesterday at 25, the world has united to commemorate him with the #PutOutYourBats campaign.

The campaign sees people putting their cricket bats out at the front of their houses to pay respect.

Brilliant idea! RT @ProfDeano: My 1989 Ashes bat.. Norman on security watch #RIPHughesy #putoutyourbats

BendigoBeck@BeckChalmerFollow

Brilliant idea! RT @ProfDeano: My 1989 Ashes bat.. Norman on security watch

#RIPHughesy #putoutyourbats

7:08 AM - 28 Nov 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Rip Phil x #putoutyourbats #RIPPhilHughes

The Nine Network, which broadcasts cricket in Australia, got involved.

The #putoutyourbats tributes for Phillip Hughes are fantastic....check out the photos in the hashtag

Tom Steinfort@tomsteinfortFollow

The #putoutyourbats tributes for Phillip Hughes are fantastic....check out the photos in the hashtag

8:49 PM - 27 Nov 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

And so did cricketers and organisations around the world, including Cricket Wellington in New Zealand.

Players in England.

Phillip Hughes commemorated in remarkable #putoutyourbats campaign: http://t.co/oQX5sM3cve

FOX SPORTS News@FOXSportsNewsFollow

Phillip Hughes commemorated in remarkable #putoutyourbats campaign: http://t.co/oQX5sM3cve

7:19 PM - 27 Nov 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Former English cricketer Graeme Swan posted the bat he used at Lords in 2010 against the West Indies.

I used this bat at Lords in 2010 against the West Indies and made 63* #putyourbatsout

Graeme Swann@Swannyg66Follow

I used this bat at Lords in 2010 against the West Indies and made 63* #putyourbatsout

11:40 AM - 28 Nov 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

The England team.

England cricket team's bats outside their dressing room in memory of Phillip Hughes #putoutyourbats #RIPPhilHughes

England Cricket@ECB_cricketFollow

England cricket team's bats outside their dressing room in memory of Phillip Hughes #putoutyourbats #RIPPhilHughes

8:20 PM - 28 Nov 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

And even the United States.

Putting one out in Chicagoland in memory of #RIPPhilHughes #putoutyourbats

Michael Harrison@Mitchman67Follow

Putting one out in Chicagoland in memory of #RIPPhilHughes #putoutyourbats

4:29 PM - 27 Nov 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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