Geoff Hurst      

Full name Sir Geoffrey Charles Hurst

Born December 8, 1941, Ashton-under-Lyne, Lancashire

Current age 74 years 231 days

Major teams Essex

Batting style Right-hand bat

Fielding position Wicketkeeper

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
First-class 1 2 1 0 0* 0.00 0 0 0 0 1 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 1 - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
First-class span 1962 - 1962
Profile

Geoff Hurst, famously the only footballer to score at hat-trick in a World Cup final at Wembley in 1966 also played one County Championship game for Essex in 1962. He was an outstanding fielder, and occasional wicket-keeper, however his footballing commitments meant that he was restricted to only one first-class cricket match. He later recalled that the first time he played alongside Bobby Moore was for an Essex school's cricket team.
Martin Williamson

Latest Photos

Jul 18, 2010

Geoff Hurst faces up to a football, July 23, 1980

Geoff Hurst faces up to a football

© Hulton Archive

Notes

Knighted for services to football 1998

Country Fixtures Country Results
1st Youth Test: England U19 v S Lanka U19 at Cambridge - Jul 26-29
England U19 355/4 (96 ov)
North Group: Leics v Lancashire at Leicester - Jul 26
Leics won by 131 runs
South Group: Somerset v Middlesex at Taunton - Jul 26
Middlesex 296/9 Somerset 293/6 (48.5/50 ov)
North Group: Warwickshire v Northants at Birmingham - Jul 26
Warwickshire won by 8 wickets (with 12 balls remaining)
South Group: Essex v Glamorgan at Chelmsford - Jul 26
Glamorgan 324/8 Essex 15/0 (2/50 ov)
South Group: Hampshire v Kent at Southampton - Jul 26
Hampshire 229 Kent 42/0 (7.4/50 ov)
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