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Why Big Bash break arrived at perfect time for NSW Blues opener Daniel Hughes after surprise axing, video

Summarize this content to 500 words New South Wales opener Daniel Hughes has opened up about his surprise Sheffield Shield axing, confessing his summer “hasn’t gone according to plan” despite a promising start.The 34-year-old was the Blues’ leading run-scorer in the Sheffield Shield last season with 537 runs at 41.30, starting his 2023/24 campaign with classy fifties against Queensland and South Australia.However, the opener’s red-ball form dipped after the first couple of rounds, posting scores of 0, 6, 20, 0*, 3 and 21 since the end of October. He was dropped ahead of last week’s match against Tasmania at the SCG, a decision that surprised several of his Blues teammates.“I just needed to get some runs on the board,” Hughes told Fox Cricket this week.“I got a lot of starts in the first half of the year and didn’t capitalise and make big hundreds.“As a senior player, they obviously want to see…

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