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Hugh Morris      

Full name Hugh Morris

Born October 5, 1963, Canton, Cardiff, Glamorgan, Wales

Current age 50 years 292 days

Major teams England, Glamorgan

Nickname H, Banacek

Batting style Left-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium

Other Administrator

Height 5 ft 8 in

Education Blundell's School; South Glamorgan Institute

Hugh Morris
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 3 6 0 115 44 19.16 318 36.16 0 0 12 0 3 0
First-class 314 544 53 19785 233* 40.29 53 98 197 0
List A 274 266 26 8606 154* 35.85 14 49 94 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 3 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 314 348 380 2 1/6 190.00 6.55 174.0 0 0
List A 274 30 27 1 1/14 1/14 27.00 5.40 30.0 0 0 0
Career statistics
Test debut England v West Indies at Birmingham, Jul 25-28, 1991 scorecard
Last Test England v Sri Lanka at Lord's, Aug 22-27, 1991 scorecard
Test statistics
First-class span 1981-1997
List A span 1983-1997
Profile

Left-hand opener Hugh Morris was one of the most consistent and successful batsmen in Glamorgan's history, and despite being one of county cricket's most reliable batsmen, he won just three Test caps. Morris made his county debut in 1981 whilst still at Blundells School, where he set a host of batting records. After playing for, and captaining, Young England in the mid 1980's, he became Glamorgan's youngest-ever leader in 1986. He stood down from the captaincy at the end of the 1989 season in order to concentrate on his batting - it was a move which reaped its rewards in 1990 as he hit a club record 10 centuries and 2276 runs. Morris returned to the captaincy in 1993 and led Glamorgan to the Sunday League title. He also captained England A to South Africa, West Indies, and Sri Lanka, but at the end of the 1995 season, he handed over the reins to Matthew Maynard. He retired to take up the post of Technical Coaching Director with the ECB and for a time stood in as acting chief executive following the departure of Tim Lamb. In December 2005 he was promoted to deputy chief executive of the ECB, and then, following England's Ashes whitewash in 2006-07 and the subsequent Schofield Report, was named as the first managing director of the England cricket team. He presided over a successful period for the Test team, which included three straight Ashes wins. A day after England claimed the 2013 Ashes 3-0, he stepped down from his ECB role to take over as CEO and director of cricket at Glamorgan.
Andrew Miller

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Dec 4, 2013

Giles Clarke talks to Geoff Miller and Hugh Morris, Adelaide, December 4, 2013

Giles Clarke talks to Geoff Miller and Hugh Morris

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Nov 25, 2013

Hugh Morris, managing director of England cricket, at a press conference, Brisbane, November 25, 2013

Hugh Morris, managing director of England cricket, at a press conference

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Nov 25, 2013

Hugh Morris and Andy Flower address a press conference in Brisbane, November 25, 2013

Hugh Morris and Andy Flower address a press conference in Brisbane

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