Phil Hughes' untimely death, it missing the entire cricketing landscape in a state of shock. Now, the cricket world is getting ready to attend Hughes' funeral and pay emotional tributes to him in his home town of Macksville in New South Wales. Here are the particulars related to funeral of Hughes as reported by Cricket Australia
The funeral will be held on December 3 at Macksville High School, Macksville, New South Wales. To attend the funeral, additional flights have been planned by Qantas and Virgin Australia to travel to Coffs Harbour airport. It is the nearest airport to Macksville.
Around 5000 people are predictable to be in mourning at Macksville and preparations have been made for the same. Phil Hughes' family is also apparently touched with the public support shown so far and want as many people as likely to attend the funeral.
The whole Australian Test squad along with the New South Wales squad is likely to be in attendance.