Hugh Page      

Full name Hugh Ashton Page

Born July 3, 1962, Salisbury (now Harare), Rhodesia

Current age 54 years 239 days

Major teams Essex, Griqualand West, Transvaal

Batting style Left-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm fast-medium

Education King Edward VII

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 92 124 28 2205 95 22.96 0 9 25 0
List A 121 72 14 1020 57 17.58 0 1 20 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 92 13990 6926 275 7/38 25.18 2.97 50.8 5 0
List A 121 5995 4096 161 5/45 5/45 25.44 4.09 37.2 7 1 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1981/82 - 1995/96
List A span 1981/82 - 1995/96
Profile

Hugh Page was a fast bowler who made an early impression but whose career ultimately fizzled out. In 1984-85 and 1985-86 he was particularly successful with 50 and 46 wickets, being named one of the South African Cricket Annual Cricketers of the Year in 1985. He struggled in 1986-87, although he was signed as one of Essex's overseas players in 1987 but he failed to come to terms with English conditions as battled with a no-balling problem. Two more moderate seasons followed, after which he failed to hold down a regular place in first-class cricket although he did become more effective in one-day cricket. He subsequently went on to be a national selector.
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