Phillip Hughes’s Bat and Jerseys taken to Mount Everest

Chhurim Sherpa has begun her journey for a third ascent of Mount Everest, but this time some of late cricketer Phillip Hughes's kit are part of her climbing gear.

Chhurim, who is the first woman to climb the 8,850-metre Everest summit twice in a week, will take a cricket bat and two jerseys belonging to Hughes to the summit as a tribute to the player.

Hughes died in November after he was hit by a bouncer while batting in a Sheffield Shield clash at the Sydney Cricket Ground, sparking a massive outpouring of grief.

Phillip Hughes remembered at Adelaide Oval. Photo: AAP: Michael Ramsey, file photo





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