From Twitter: Narendra Modi, Sachin Tendulkar lead tributes to Phil Hughes

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Macksville (Australia), Dec 3: Prime Ministers, cricketers and fans paid tributes to the late Australian batsman Phil Hughes who was laid to rest today in his home town of Macksville.

Hughes died last week (November 27) at the age of 25 after being struck in the neck by a bouncer during a Sheffield Shield match at Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG). Today, at the funeral service of Hughes in Macksville, thousands of people gathered to pay their respects. (Brother Jason's letter to Hughes: 'I will take good care of Mum, Dad, Megan')

Sachin tweeted his picture with Hughes

On Twitter, cricketers including batting legend Sachin Tendulkar and several others remembered Hughes. India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi too paid his tribute to Hughes. Tony Abbott, the Australian Prime Minister was at the funeral service held at the Macksville Recreation Centre. (Photos of Hughes' final journey)

One of the most moving tributes came from Australia captain Michael Clarke, who was also a pallbearer, at the funeral service. (Read and watch Clarke's speech)

Here are some of the tributes from Twitter, to Hughes

Tweet from PM Narendra Modi

Australian PM Tony Abbott

Sir Vivian Richards

Spin legend Shane Warne

Former England captain Michael Vaughan

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